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Landmark falls

January 10, 2013

A wrecking ball hits part of the bell tower of Pilgrim Collegiate Church at the corner of Lincoln and Wick avenues on the campus of Youngstown State University on Wednesday....

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nativio289

Jan-10-13 12:28 PM

They should have saved the facade, Warren-Style!

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Billdog

Jan-10-13 10:27 AM

Zippy the structure of the building was in bad shape. Part of the foundation was sinking and the building was unstable. The church had been empty for a number of years for that reason. The structure would cost more to repair than it was worth. This has been reported over the past two years.

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zipcityboy

Jan-10-13 9:25 AM

demolishing a beautiful historic church, easily used as sacred space for students, just to get a better view of Jones Hall! Why stop there? Demolish the public library, St. John's Church and the art museum as well. Idiots run YSU.

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