The calls went out that the historic Meads Mountain House would be demolished starting Friday. By Sunday, one third of the hotel that hosted the historic meeting where Ralph Whitehead, Hervey White and Bolton Brown hatched their plans for the Byrdcliffe Colony in the valley below was still standing. The rest was a pile of matchsticks.
“All the construction and architectural features have been carefully documented, many mementos have been preserved, and all that can be reused or recycled has been removed in environmentally . . .
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