Sweet Springs elevator knocked to ground level

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The elevator sustained its first bout of damage, seen from the intersection of Miller and Lexington streets Thursday, July 18. (Sarah Reed/The Concordian)

Within less than a week, the cement MFA elevator in Sweet Springs was knocked from the skyline by a wrecking ball.

A close up view of the elevator demolition Thursday afternoon. (Sarah Reed/The Concordian)
A mound of rubble remains on the lot Monday, July 22. Officials anticipated cleanup would be complete by the end of the week, although that schedule is tentative. (Sarah Reed/The Concordian)
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