Demolition of Old Holcomb-Porter Building

 

Demolition of the old Holcomb-Porter building has started with the back side of the structure which adjoins the County Board of Education building. Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress.

Demolition of the old Holcomb-Porter building has started with the back side of the structure which adjoins the County Board of Education building.
Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress.

 

Demolition began late Wednesday evening, December 21, on the old Holcomb-Porter building, which occupies the corner of Wilson Street and Natchez Trace Drive.  Tennessee Data Assessment Records indicate that the building was erected around 1930, and was for many years the site of the Holcomb-Porter warehouse and distribution center. Years later it was acquired by Decaturville Sportwear, and employed several in the garment industry.  The 1.1 acre lot was acquired on…

For the complete story, see the December 28th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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