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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Two Doomed Buildings Draw a Last-Ditch Plea

On a day when the Preservation Alliance had expected to be in a Harrisburg courtroom pleading its case for saving two historic buildings on North Broad Street, a crowd of mourners gathered instead to lay flowers at the base of the condemned structures.

. . .Although the alliance decided not to appeal Quigley's ruling, many came out in the freezing weather in the hope of persuading Gov. Rendell to issue a reprieve. Others just wanted a last look at the pair, once home to Philadelphia Life Insurance Co.

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