Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Springfield Arcade History

Springfield Arcade Hotel Lobby

UrbanUp, a sister site to Abandoned, offers up a history of the Springfield Arcade complete with a bunch of shots of the hotel interior from, I am guessing, about the time the place was demolished in 1988. The article mainly focusses on it's last decade as various attempts were made to both rescue it & destroy it and the egos & visions of various powers came into play. Ultimately, like much of Springfield's downtown before it, it fell to the wrecking ball.
Read the article here
More pictures can be found at the Springfield History site

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