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Gambles building scheduled for demolition


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BESSEMER — Members of the Bessemer Downtown Development Authority learned on June 12 that the demolition of what is known as “the old Gambles building” on Sophie Street has been scheduled for directly after July 4.

Demolition of the building has been made possible by funding from the State Land Grant Authority, with coordination by Gogebic County Treasurer Lisa Hewitt.

Members voted to purchase two signs to be placed on the building.

The signs read “Big Things Are Happening” and “Bessemer DDA Project in Progress.”

Although no decisions have yet been made...