City Works Garage: 0050.0020

PHOTO (Courier photo)

                A landmark of Cranbrook has fallen to the bulldozers, trucks and crowbars of the wreckers.  The city works garage was toppled by East Kootenay Salvage Ltd. and the old Public Library Commission was demolished by city works crews.  The structures were demolished to pave the way for construction of the Cranbrook Collonade, originally scheduled to begin this month.  However, construction costs 25 per cent above estimates have forced the Calgary developers to go to tender and they may not now get started, they warn, before Spring.

0050.0020: City Works Garage

Newspaper article two Cranbrook landmarks demolished in preparation of the Cranbrook Mall.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  July 27, 1966
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

landmark wreckers cit works garage public library demolished construction collonade

Subjects:

Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Developmentarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Services arrow City Worksarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Services arrow Librariesarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Businesses arrow Architects, Builders, Contractors arrow East Kootenay Salvage Ltd.arrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Buildings arrow Cranbrook Mallarrow

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