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CAPTION ONLY: THE WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN

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Construction crews clear away some of the remains of the old Joseph Smith Memorial Building on the Brigham Young University campus last week as demolition of the building continues. The building was replaced at the start of fall semester with a new building having the same name. The old building had been a center of campus activity since 1941. Lawrence Chidester of Springville said the building's remains will be dumped onto a low spot on his property to build up the ground and prevent flooding. Chidester will salvage the metal and sell it as scrap. The site of the old Joseph Smith Building will then become a construction yard for a new science building south of the Henry Eyring Science Center and the John A. Widstoe building. After that building is finished, the area will be landscaped.