Edgewater Manor demolition to begin
For the Gazette
STEVENS POINT – Demolition of Stevens Point’s Edgewater Manor could begin as early as Monday, Nov. 14.
“The building has been vacant since late May of 2021. When it was determined that necessary repairs to the building were not practical, the existing funds were used to assist residents in relocation and rents,” a release from Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza stated.
“After the building was empty, it was used for training by area firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement teams. When that training was completed, any reusable material was salvaged or repurposed including appliances, electric wiring and a host of other usable items.
“Asbestos removal has been happening over the last several weeks and now the final razing is scheduled.”
The city has set up a livestream camera and people can view the progress at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlrVTXPZihg. The city has also set up a time-lapse camera and that recording will be made available when demolition is complete.
“Once demolition is complete the city will likely take proposals for redevelopment, but there are currently no plans for the site,” the mayor’s release added.