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Eastland falling as film meetings start (access required)

The Eastland Mall demolition itself may be procedural, but as the walls fall on a mall that was once one of the most popular shopping destinations in the city, it’s not hard to picture the transition from debris to development. The city is now one step closer to that possible development, as it held the first meeting on Wednesday with Studio Charlotte Development to discuss the company’s proposal to build a film studio complex on the 80-acre Central Avenue site.

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Demolishing the Myth (access required)

Dana Gore, an equipment operator for Environmental Holdings Group, watches the demolition of a former squad bay building at Fort Bragg Army base in Fayetteville.  Photo by Donn Young

General contractors take pride in what they erect, plumbers in the pipes they sweat. Electrical contractors love to run wire and HVAC guys work for hire. Roofers roof and masons mortar while cabinet makers pull their drawers.

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