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Machinery operated by 3 Kings Environmental of Sumner bring down the 34,000-square-foot former J.R. Simplot/Columbia Colstor warehouse on Worthen Street near Wenatchee's Riverfront Park Wednesday. Once cleared, construction will start on two five-story apartment buildings, providing 157 apartments total, and a one-story recreational building, all part of the first phase of Grandviews Riverfront Village.

WENATCHEE — The 34,000-square-foot former Columbia Colstor warehouse decorated with murals of Ridge to River events is on its way out.

Demolition started Wednesday to clear the 2.5-acre parcel that faces Riverfront Park, just west of the curve where North Worthen Street becomes Riverside Drive.

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Columbia Colstor building with Ridge to River scenes painted on as murals is being taken down for an apartment building near Riverfront Park.

New coat for R2R murals


Nevonne McDaniels: (509) 664-7151

mcdaniels@wenatcheeworld.com

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