The demolition process for the Garman and next-door Hotel Do De began Thursday, December 27, 2013, in order to make room for a proposed housing development. Crews knocked down a smaller structure in the back of the properties while the main buildings remain untouched for now.
Developer Ara Kervandjian plans to raze both building and renovate the nearby Cadillac Building to create 32 workforce housing units. All three buildings were badly damaged by fire. CDT/Nabil K. Mark
There will be a public gathering for the Garman buildings from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Centre County Courthouse stairs.
Candles are optional.