The End Finally Comes For Wilshire Village

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We've been following the slow end of the Wilshire Village apartment complex on Alabama, a once-charming relic that should never have seen the wrecking ball.

But the wrecking ball has come, as these photos show.

Once the process of demolition began, things moved swiftly, especially compared to the drawn-out battle over whether tenants would be kicked out.

There's little left now but rubble.

It's good to know, however, that the filing system has been saved for future generations:

And at least some trees have been saved:

The place does live on, at least, in Google Earth:

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