Last hurrah for historic house

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Last hurrah for historic house

Owner offers materials, space for use before demolition
Nate Zick of Z Excavation Concrete Inc. pulls down a house near 11th Street and East Fifth Avenue while Jacob Hubertus sprays water to keep the dust down. The owner, Maxine Christopher, is demolishing the house to rebuild a new one that has energy-efficient standards.
Animas High School students Cora Kilgo and Nathan Youssef, both 17, create a peace sign on the wall of Maxine Christopher’s home. Christopher invited people she knew in the community to create designs and sayings on the walls of the house before it was demolished. The intent was to bring good feelings to the space.
Maxine Christopher watches her house being demolished. She’ll build a new one that has energy-efficient standards.
Beth Christie, left, and Maxine Christopher write messages on the wall of Christopher’s home before it’s demolished. Christopher invited people she knew in the community to create designs and sayings on the walls of the house before it was demolished. The intent was to bring good feelings to the space.
Nate Zick of Z Excavation Concrete Inc. pulls down Maxine Christopher’s house to make way for renovations.
Maxine Christopher says she found a 1939 edition of the Durango Herald-Democrat in the remains of the house.

Last hurrah for historic house

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Nate Zick of Z Excavation Concrete Inc. pulls down a house near 11th Street and East Fifth Avenue while Jacob Hubertus sprays water to keep the dust down. The owner, Maxine Christopher, is demolishing the house to rebuild a new one that has energy-efficient standards.
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Animas High School students Cora Kilgo and Nathan Youssef, both 17, create a peace sign on the wall of Maxine Christopher’s home. Christopher invited people she knew in the community to create designs and sayings on the walls of the house before it was demolished. The intent was to bring good feelings to the space.
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Maxine Christopher watches her house being demolished. She’ll build a new one that has energy-efficient standards.
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Beth Christie, left, and Maxine Christopher write messages on the wall of Christopher’s home before it’s demolished. Christopher invited people she knew in the community to create designs and sayings on the walls of the house before it was demolished. The intent was to bring good feelings to the space.
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Nate Zick of Z Excavation Concrete Inc. pulls down Maxine Christopher’s house to make way for renovations.
Maxine Christopher says she found a 1939 edition of the Durango Herald-Democrat in the remains of the house.
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