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Sunday, March 18, 2007

Demolition for Switzer Building?

According to records on Geo St. Louis, on Clarinet LLC applied for a demolition permit for the Switzer Building on March 6.

The Switzer Building, located at 612 N. 1st Street on Laclede's Landing, sustained major damage, including the collapse of its eastern wall, during a fierce storm on July 21, 2006. Emergency stabilization work commenced after the storm, but rehabilitation work in progress at the time never resumed.


Anonymous said...

This is outrageous. Of course, this will have to go through preservation review. Is it on the Preservation Board's agenda?

Anonymous said...

Would the site become anything other than surface parking?

Anonymous said...

The condition of the Switzer Building makes the Mullanphy look like a wall down a garden path.

Anonymous said...

i thought he said in print he assured everyone he would rebuild. what's the deal?