Old Grand Rapids Press building coming down

The partially-demolished Grand Rapids Press building in downtown Grand Rapids. (March 26, 2015)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Crews are knocking down the old Grand Rapids Press building.

The building is located on Michigan Street between Monroe and Ottawa Avenues in downtown Grand Rapids.

By the end of Thursday afternoon, its entire west wall had been pulled down.

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Crews are demolishing the building to make way for Michigan State University’s new College of Human Medicine building. The $85 million research center is expected to open by the fall of 2017.

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