Wrecking ball arrives at Fifth Church of Christ Sc...

Alternating between a wrecking ball and a claw, a crew from C&J Contractors knocked holes in the building's façade and pried off chunks of decorative stone. Workers will peel away brick and stone from the octagonal structure's square-shaped frame, eventually leaving the tiled dome perched atop steel legs like a bizarre spider or oversized gazebo.

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Wrecking ball arrives at Fifth Church of Christ Scientist in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Fifth Church of Christ Scientist marked Cleveland’s western edge for 90 years, first as a vibrant gathering place and later as a symbol of a shrinking city’s struggle to keep its residents and congregants. Read more at cleveland.com