Demolition on old Sears building begins

The following is a press release from the City of Lake Charles:

Old Sears Automotive Building Scheduled for Demolition Beginning Today

Demolition of the Old Sears Automotive building, located at the 100 block of West Mill St., begins today, January 24. The project is scheduled for completion by the end of February.

The removal of the structure is one of the first steps in clearing the site for the new, two story City Court being designed at this time.  The building will be approximately 22,686 square feet.  Construction is to begin sometime in the summer.