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PNA HALL DEMOLITION
Cristo Brothers' bulldozer knocks the first hole into the PNA building on West Warren and South Front Sts., in demolition Monday that was over several hours after it started. Clean-up operations continued today. State and federal government approval was required to knock down the structure, part of a historic district named in the National Register of Historic Places. (Register-Star Photo by Evhen)The documentation for the National Register Historic District noted: "This structure was built in the late 1780's or early 1790's and used as a store by Marshall Jenkins, who was one of the original proprietors."
A building that stood for nearly two hundred years was "knocked down" in a few hours.