:: Word has it that the Journal-Clarion will be holding an online chat with the men portraying this year’s ceremonial “Three Hoboes” soon after they are announced. We will keep you posted.
:: Date set for the demolition of the incomplete Elks Hall: January 25, 2008
:: How long the unfinished Neo-Gothic structure has sat dormant, in what is now the redeveloping Brewery Quarter: 77 years
:: Some proposed uses for finishing the building over the years: Hotel, recreation center, munitions factory, National Guard armory, roller rink, brewery, movie theater, produce distribution center, night club complex, Elks Lodge
:: What will be built there by Bradburn Property Trust: Luxury townhouses
:: Cost of conversion: $2.3 million
:: Savings in energy costs/year (estimated): Over $100,000
– RJ White