In Bossy’s neighborhood, they are building a new school so they can knock the old one down. This always makes Bossy sad, even if it is a fire trap.
[…] last bit of time, Bossy’s district has been building a new Middle School so they can knock the old one down. Here it is, finally complete, and last night they held an open house for the neighborhood, […]
My Name is Cat saysOctober 28, 2008 at 9:54 am
I grew up in a very old house, and my parents live in one now, so I know how it is. Old buildings are great to look at and visit, but not to have to maintain. Sad though, when they get torn down.
Mindy saysOctober 28, 2008 at 1:22 pm
Too many old farmhouses have been torn down this year in my corner of the world simply because the property they occupied became valuable. Nothing wrong with them other than being in the way of expanding subdivisions and road widening projects. First came their owners’ junk piled at the end of the driveway, then boards over their doors and windows, and lastly the wrecking ball. Very sad.
caleal saysOctober 28, 2008 at 7:55 pm
They recently knocked down my charming little elementary school to put in a huge cookie-cutter high school.
It’s like all those plastic playgrounds that look exactly the same to me. I mean, yeah, the old wooden ones probably had splinters the size of stakes just waiting for your heart, but… still.
Sara saysOctober 30, 2008 at 4:02 am
Glad Bossy captured the charming facade with her camera.
So sad to lose a grand old building like this.