I've driven by the old Grand Rapids Press building on the corner of Michigan St. and Monroe Ave. on my way to work every day for years.

While I knew there were plans to demolish it, today I was shocked to see it nearly completely gone! 

WZZM-13 reports that crews have been working to take down the building since early March and today (Friday, April 17) the final beams should come down around 3p.m.

The above video show the progress of the demolition as of a few weeks ago.

The Grand Rapids Press sold the building to Michigan State University for a new $85 million biomedical research building.



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