For the convenience of future historians or anybody who might need a still photo to illustrate revitalization progress on the Northside, here are some images of Friday's demolition of 2700 Morgan Ave. N., a.k.a. "The Salmon House." (Just the fact the HOUSE had an ALIAS says PLENTY about what went on there) Click here for a musical tribute to the house.
In the photo above, please note, all the pinkish "salmon colored siding" has been stripped from the structure because it was reportedly full of asbestos. But, notably, the house STILL looks like a salmon with silvery scales. It was and forever will be "the salmon house" in our memories.
In regard to the issue heaviest upon my mind regarding this particular structure--"Will the precious fridge magnets be saved?"--please note the following image...
SCORE!!!! Fridge magnets!!!
The man with the hose has a fun job! But it's nothing compared to the guy with the backhoe.
As of this morning when I write these words, loud banging sounds can be heard at the site of the salmon house. Apparently the demolition crew has returned and they are loading up the cement rubble from the foundation. But it's too cold to go outside and confirm this.
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