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General Laundry Building

Back in the 1930s, the General Laundry Building was being built. It served people by cleaning people’s clothing in a factory-like way. It was very popular. It even had fashion shows that showcased new styles while viewers enjoyed champagne. Tragedy struck when a fire broke out, and destroyed parts of the facility, which gave the owner an idea to turn the building into a work of art. However, it did not last long, as home washers and dryers became increasingly popular. In 1945 the building was sold. It then passed through many companies; each one neglecting it completely. It is said that a wrecking crew is supposed to bring it down, but, no one has yet shown up to do it. Let us know what you think of this concept!

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