Saturday, August 18, 2007

Tearing down the Times

By an odd turn of history, the demolition of The Times’s oldest home occurred just as the company settles into its seventh and newest headquarters, a 52-story tower across Eighth Avenue from the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

The Times’s First Home Is Being Torn Down

Yesterday, a worker armed with an appropriately 19th-century demolition tool — a sledgehammer — sat astride the south wall of 113 Nassau Street, between Ann and Beekman Streets, pounding chunks of the structure into dust.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wadda ya want fellas.....
that piece of land was "underutilized".

(The "developers" credo......
you can always jam in more) !