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Old buildings eyed for demolition

 

The old blue-and-yellow building on Spokane Way that housed the Vlachos museum has been labeled "dangerous" and could be condemned. - Roger S. Lucas photos

The city of Grand Coulee may soon destroy an old museum on Spokane Way that once displayed the remnants of its owner's most radical invention - a car powered with a different kind of propulsion.

The colorful old Constantinos Vlachos building has been declared a "dangerous" building by city building inspector Gary Lampella, and the matter is slowly working its way through the council.

There are a lot of memories from the 1930s, '40s and '50s in regard to the old building.

It housed a collection of Vlachos' papers, blueprints of various inventions and historical documents. One memory of oldti...



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