Above, with demolition taking only a few hour to complete, the lot will now be developed into a surface parking lot beginning this spring. Below, the 393 Bates Ave. home was built in 1929 and was the last house on the block, which is now being developed by Metro State University for additional parking. (submitted photo)
The 1929 adobe home at 393 Bates Ave. was finally demolished the morning of Feb. 24.
Within a couple of hours, all that remained was a muddy hole and a pile of trees, with debris from the home already hauled away.
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South St. Paul’s WWII Last Man’s Club is down to three
Running his finger down the list, Ken Lawrence reminisces about the names he reads.
As chaplain of South St. Paul VFW Post 295’s World War II Last Man’s Club, Lawrence has read over the names on that list countless times.
“You look down the roster, and it brings back memories of most everyone. That’s where we live, in our memories now, anyhow,” Lawrence says.