This photo of the Wellington Row on State Street was taken in the spring, shortly after I began this blog. In the nine or ten months since it was taken, the scene has changed as workers spent the summer, fall, and winter dismantling these deteriorating, but historically and architecturally significant buildings from the inside out.
Of the two buildings shown above, only the facade of the lower floors remains on the Wellington Hotel (left) and the stabilized facade of the Elks Lodge (right). The building to the right of the Elks with its distinctive metal bay windows is also now just a stabilized facade.
For previous posts about the demolition along Wellington Row, see Down To The Bones and Almost Gone.