GIFs: Demolition of the Buildings at 15th and Walnut

A striking glass building — with a Cheesecake Factory as a primary tenant — is slated to go up in the site previously occupied by several retail buildings.

Walking down 15th Street yesterday afternoon, a line of people were pressed up against the buildings on the west side of the street. They all had their necks craned to watch the ongoing demolition of the buildings that will one day become the most gorgeous Cheesecake Factory you’ll ever see. So I took video and made some animated GIFs.

After prep work, the buildings started to visibly come down in late April.

Chip, chip, chipping away.