Thursday, July 31, 2008

Perrysburg Oh to demo historic school

The board of education voted to demolish about half of the Commodore Building, an amalgamation of structures built between 1894 and 1991.

the school board accepted a bid of $152,000 to demolish large sections of the 117,000-square-foot building, including the 1894 section and a 1916 addition. The gymnasium constructed in 1957, a cafeteria built in 1991, and a building from 1931 that currently houses the school district's administrative offices will not be demoed.

Because the building has so many addotions over the years it was ineligible to be landmarked,

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