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Historic building comes tumbling down in Lowell

Historic building comes tumbling down in Lowell

The building known as the Old Grade School stands partially demolished Friday in Lowell. Once listed on the Indiana Landmarks "Most Endangered List," the building fell into such disrepair that it could not be saved. The demolition is expected to cost $177,000. About $175,000 in funding for t…

February 16, 2013 12:00 am
Historic building comes tumbling down in Lowell

Historic building comes tumbling down in Lowell

Workers demolish the building known as the Old Grade School on Friday in Lowell. The nearly one-acre lot will be leveled and grass seed with be planted, town officials said. Future plans for the lot remain undetermined.

February 16, 2013 12:00 am
Historic building comes tumbling down in Lowell

Historic building comes tumbling down in Lowell

LOWELL | The once-stately brick building known locally as the Old Grade School is coming down, closing the final chapter on the storied historical structure.

February 15, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Demolition on tap for Lowell's Old Grade School building

LOWELL | A protective fence will go up Wednesday around the Old Grade School property on East Main Street, signaling the beginning of the end for the historical brick structure now owned by the town.

December 31, 2012 8:00 pm

Lowell hires firm to raze Old Grade School building

LOWELL | After a decade of wrangling with owner of the historic structure known as the Old Grade School, the Town Council agreed Monday to hire a company to demolish the brick building.

November 29, 2012 8:30 pm

Lowell proceeds with plan to demolish old school building

LOWELL | Despite an objection from its former owner, the Town Council is moving forward with its plans to demolish the deteriorating hilltop structure adjacent to Town Hall known locally as the Old Grade School.

October 24, 2012 8:30 pm

Engineers will soon comb Old Grade School in Lowell

LOWELL | Town officials will soon have engineers inside the deteriorating Old Grade School building to examine the structure and prepare for demolition.

September 23, 2012 6:55 pm

Lowell prepares to raze 'old grade school'

LOWELL | The Town Council moved a step closer Monday to demolishing what is locally known as the "old grade school."

February 27, 2012 10:00 pm

Tug of war between Lowell, owner of old school continues after ruling

LOWELL | Maria Bodor, owner of the deteriorating brick building known locally as the Old Grade School on Main Street, has been granted the right to continue her appeal to stop its demolition.

June 08, 2011 12:00 am
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