Demolition closer for Fairborn motels

Demolition is nearing for two Fairborn motels near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, with asbestos removal beginning this week on the Broad Street properties.

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Asbestos removal on the closed Falcon Motel at 36 N. Broad St., and Sunset Inn at 15 S. Broad St. will take approximately 2-3 weeks, said Fairborn Community Development Director Mike Gebhart.

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“We’re tentatively thinking demolition will start on the Falcon first on the week of Feb. 20,” Gebhart said, noting demolition of the two multi-building properties will take about 10 weeks.

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The Broad Street demolitions are part of the city’s redevelopment plan. City leaders hope to revitalize the corridor as a mixed-use area with restaurants, retail and office space.

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