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Explosions Echo Across Midland As The Building Of The Southwest Is Demolished

By Mitch Borden After sitting vacant for decades in downtown Midland, the Building of the Southwest was demolished early Saturday morning. Crowds gathered on street corners to watch the seven-story building come down and at 8 a.m loud explosions rang … Continue reading

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Nine-Block Area Closed Off For Building of Southwest Demolition

By Mitch Borden  After standing for more than a half-century in downtown Midland, the nine-story Building of the Southwest is slated for demolition tomorrow morning. “After decades of an empty building, we are thrilled to remove this eyesore,” said Midland … Continue reading

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Demolition Begins For Decades-Old Skyscraper In Midland

By Carlos Morales After standing for more than a half-century in downtown Midland, the nine-story Building of the Southwest is slated for demolition. City officials this week met with the demolition group Midwest Wrecking Company of Texas to set a … Continue reading

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