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Memorial Hospital Demolition Slated For October

September 4th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The city-owned Memorial Hospital and adjacent Medical Building is entering its final weeks with demolition tentatively slated to begin in October.  The buildings sit on eight acres encircled by the avenues Ridgewood, Memorial, Kent and Brookfield.  Comptroller Joe Urban said the additional demolition will not add significantly to the cost of the removal that is still expected to be about $3.5 million. A $250,000 state grant is in hand. The remainder of the cost being derived from public bond sales. Estimates were generated in part through conversations with other municipalities what have demolished similar sized structures. He says if there are any leftover funds, they can be targeted for other projects…


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