Demolition Program

pearis_johnston_house

Demolition in progress on 8-28-13 of 1800 W. Main St., also known as the Pearis-Johnston house. The Mercer County Historical Society obtained an injunction from Circuit Court to stop the demolition, but Judge Saddler released the injunction after parties could not agree on terms to purchase the property for renovation.

barger_gun_building

Demolition in progress of 823 Mercer Street, also known as the former Barger Gun Building, and the location of a suspected arson which ultimately led to the demolition.