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Published: Wednesday, 4/6/2005

MALL TOWER COMING DOWN

CTY mall05p 01 - Construction workers carefully work to dismantle the old center court tower, made of Plexiglass, at the Westfield Shoppingtown mall at Franklin Park. The Blade/Allan Detrich CTY mall05p 01 - Construction workers carefully work to dismantle the old center court tower, made of Plexiglass, at the Westfield Shoppingtown mall at Franklin Park. The Blade/Allan Detrich
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Construction workers begin dismantling the Plexiglas center court tower at Westfield Shoppingtown Franklin Park. The structure, made up of more than 300 pieces of Plexiglas along with its frame, is part of the original design of the mall, which opened in July, 1971. It is being taken down as part of the $117 million renovation of the mall and will be replaced by an upgraded, more efficient pyramid-shaped skylight, mall offi cials said.



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