SCHOOL CRUSH: An excavator gouged the walls of the library and demolished the gym at the 104-year-old General Gordon elementary at West 6th Avenue and Bayswater Street on Monday, Jan. 5. Demolition is to be completed in February and construction of a seismic replacement school begins March 1. Staff and students are working in portables at Queen Elizabeth elementary annex. The new General Gordon is expected to open in fall 2016. The total project cost is $14.7 million.
VIDEOS: General Gordon demolition videos courtesy of Adrian Cunningham: