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The end of the Spectrum begins

On November 23, the wrecking ball was set in place to begin the demolition of the Philadelphia Spectrum, which stood from 1967-2010. After a 40-minute ceremony, the wrecking ball was taken to the side of the Spectrum, putting a huge hole in the wall facing the Wachovia Center, taking out some windows, and part of the roof of the ticket pavilion.

LBS writers Chris Bengel and Dan MacNeal were there along with myself for the festivities. Here are some pictures from the event…

View the pictures here.