05/14/10 75 W, 1 I - + 5 - 6 Eleventh Hour Deal Saves Historic Fire Station

The Charlotte Observer reports that the old Fire Station 2 has been saved. With heavy equipment ready to start demolition yesterday afternoon, developer Marcel Start held a last-minute news conference and announced that a private "finance package and structure" had been secured to preserve the structure. Read the entire story. Credit Laura-Chase McGehee with this excellent Charlotte Observer photo.

Its about time! I’m so glad they were able to save old number 2, Charlotte is notorious for tearing down their history to make way for multi-million dollar condos and other projects, which I think is a shame.
BFD1151 - 05/14/10 - 22:40

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