Indiana State University to demolish twin Statesman Towers
Indiana State University to demolish twin towers
Last Updated: 245 days ago
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -
Indiana State University is moving ahead with plans to demolish the Terre Haute campus' twin Statesman Towers next year.
ISU President Dan Bradley announced the plans to demolish the 15-story towers during his annual fall address.
The towers built in 1968 are no longer needed. Both buildings are expensive to maintain and operate and are neither energy-efficient nor space-efficient because of their design, The Tribune-Star reported.
The towers were originally built as residence halls, but were later converted for academic use to house the Colleges of Business and Education.
Their demolition will cost an estimated $2 million, but ISU officials have not yet decided what method they'll use to bring down the twin buildings.
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