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call them a historic landmark, others call them dangerous – the Irish Hills
towers in Lenawee County may soon be taken down.
tears at my heartstrings," said Donna Boglarsky, president of the Irish Hills
Historical Society. "At this point, with the way pieces were falling off the
building, that it was a danger to traffic going by and to the residents."
Boglarsky and others say they can't imagine the Irish Hills community without
Township officials gave the historical society, owners of the structure, until
August 1 to make them more stable, so now Boglarsky says they're doing
everything they can to meet that deadline. She says most of the problems were
coming from the upper portion of the towers, so crews are tearing that part
down and will put a temporary roof on.
that will buy the society enough time to raise money for a more permanent
upgrade. Boglarsky says she doesn't want the towers torn down completely, and
others in the area say they feel the same way.
don't want them gone," said Dolores Cecile, who lives near the towers. "There's
a lot of emotional ties. Not just from my family, but the residents in the
township officials still deem the towers unsafe on August 1, the owners will be
required to apply for a demolition permit and have them torn down by October 1.