Building at 10th and E Union just collapsed- directly onto one of our manager’s cars. pic.twitter.com/B897tZtWYV
— Rich Fox (@rmfox) May 6, 2019
Capitol Hill’s auto row history is coming down faster than expected.
A 1900-era building left out of the wave of Pike/Pine preservation-boosted development projects surprised a demolition crew and some drivers who are probably now regretful about their parking choices when the old auto row-era garage prematurely collapsed Monday. The Capitol Hill Historical Society wrote about the old UMadBro structure — Union, Madison, and Broadway — here last month to mark the building’s final days.
With demolition underway, the old single-story Complete Automotive Detail garage fell onto a handful of parked cars and across the sidewalk off E Union at 10th Ave around noon. Continue reading