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Incredible hulks: Two muscular buildings by esteemed architects appear doomed


Buildings designed by two of Memphis’ most revered, modern architects — A. L. Aydelott and Roy Harrover — are to be razed soon after standing for more than a half-century.The Memphis Fire Department will vacate its 54-year-old building that houses department headquarters and Fire Station No. 5 at 65 Front St. at Union Avenue. The building designed by Aydelott will be demolished to make room for the new home of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.

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