Jeramey Jannene
Hard Hat Tour

North Avenue Boomtown

Three different projects will together remake E. North Avenue. Our photos capture the progress.

By - Jan 23rd, 2014 10:29 am
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  1. The lower right photograph of 1800 E. North shows, at its right edge, ( just below the building) a boulder that had been dug up on the site and is awaiting its fate. This glacial remnant is likely proof that the excavation for the new building made its way into what contractors delightfully call “virgin dirt.” The Avenir, now under construction on the Park East Freeway site, also turned up quite a number of large boulders. These granite reminders of the Ice Age traveled down here from Canada and were out of the light for over ten thousand years. Sometimes they make nice landscaping elements, but they are not particularly portable.

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