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Cadillac Square Building - Demolition photos

A demolition worker brings down the skyscraper floor by floor in November 1976.

Demolition continues in November 1976

What's left of the building in late December 1976. After spending nearly $270,000 in 1974 to buy it, the city spent another $270,000 to demolish it.

The Cadilllac Square Building is brought down floor by floor in November 1976.

The top of the building has been removed and its lower floors boarded up