Comments for: Lincoln Street Center backers drop plans to save historic Rockland building

Posted May 15, 2012, at 8:47 p.m.

ROCKLAND | The cost of repairing the Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education building is too prohibitive, according to the organizer of a group that had hoped to preserve the 144-year-old school. The news was announced Tuesday night before a group of 70 people who turned out for …

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  • Anonymous

    Tear ‘er down.

  • Anonymous

    How sad – perhaps the best decision would be to dismantle and ‘harvest’ as many artifacts as possible and sell them to people who have or had ties to this historic building.  Just the school clocks would be a wonderful memento to have!  Use the bricks to make a walkway in an appropriate place to remember the school! 

  • Guest

    This doesn’t have to be the end of it, unless the people who formed this nonprofit overnight, and the 70 people in attendance at the meeting, are the only people who care about using the building.  Why was so much money offered in the first place?

    Is this a case where the building could be purchased for $1.00?

  • That what happends when you do nt put money back into a building. Look at other building the City owns. Or the school for that matter.

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