UPDATE: This has been changed to Saturday from Thursday.
City officials have approved the plan by Columbia Development to implode the 11-story Wellington Annex on Thursday to make way for the new downtown convention center, the company announced Friday.
The explosive demolition by Maryland-based Controlled Demolition Inc. is scheduled for after the morning rush hour, Columbia said in a statement.
That building is a total eyesore. Sucks that it’s been neglected for so long, but at least it will have a pretty grand send-off. I’ll hopefully be on the Plaza to watch and record the implosion.
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