Demolition of Metropolitan Building begins

By Kate Szyszka

Demolition of the severely damaged Metropolitan Building, 215 N. Neil St. began on Monday, said Dave Geertz, division manager of Robinette Demolition Inc. the company in charge of taking down the building.

The company began sorting and separating materials of the building on Monday. The company also assisted the fire department to find the cause and origin of the fire that occurred on Nov. 7 2008.