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Soboleff Center construction coming along the gravelly void that came to be known locally as "The Pit" after a fire destroyed its former occupant - the Skinner Building - nearly a decade ago.Pedestrians and rubbernecking motorists traveling past now see $1 million worth of steel...
Fire destroyed building with 108-year history

...up in 1896. Records from 1977 show it was owned by Skinner Enterprises at the time, and many still call it the Skinner building. But it was historically known as the C.W. Young building. Gary Gillette, an architect in the city Engineering...
Cleanup aims to save part of building

...That's a good indication." The Skinner building caught fire Sunday afternoon...Seward Street and next to the Skinner building was significantly damaged in...During the fire, part of the Skinner building facing Shattuck Way collapsed...
Thank you

...Simpson CAC II Juneau ... to the firefighters As the owner of Heaven and Earth Massage, which was located in the Skinner building, it is my desire to communicate my heartfelt gratitude to all the firefighters who were at the scene of the Aug...
Alaska Digest

...Aug. 15 fire downtown, officials said. The scholarship office was in the water-damaged building next to the Skinner building, which burned. The scholarship deadline had been Aug. 15, and all the applications were in the office at the...
Firefighters worked hearts out

...regarding the operation of my fire department on the Skinner building fire with great interest and I would like to comment...present a serious fire challenge. In this case the Skinner building was sprinklered and wherever the fire broke through...
Professional firefighters

...make sure everyone is safe and as little damage is done as possible. Since downtown Juneau did not burn up with the Skinner building, I suspect Juneau firefighters did their best, again. Must be nice, Mr. Anderson (Empire guest column, Sept...
Business owners moving on after fire

...still has a location and a tentative reopening date. Ryals' store sustained heavy smoke damage from the fire at the Skinner building, just down the block at Front and Seward streets. Clothing and handbags absorbed the smoke and cannot be resold...
Burned building recalled as focus of downtown

...names recently. Most commonly it's been called the Skinner building, but it's also been Endicott, reflecting the...there. "We always wondered why people called it the Skinner building," said Woods, who will always remember it as the...

...m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074. Public briefing of the Skinner Building Removal Plan, 8:30-9:30 a.m., City & Borough of Juneau Assembly Chambers. Sewing Circle, 10 a.m...


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