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Old Posted Jan 18, 2022, 8:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr Downtown View Post

"Data center" is a pipe dream, although Related did look at the property hoping that could work. Remember, this "building" has no interior floors; just catwalks and piping around the boilers. So if you've built a new skeleton and put on a new skin, what exactly have you preserved? The idea of an industrial structure?
I do have a soft spot for the boiler building, but it has so many strikes against it. Access is the biggest issue IMO, which I why I think the data center concept was considered less absurd than some of the other long-shot preservation ideas.
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