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Thursday June 15, 2006
Judgment day has arrived for Hamilton's Lister Block.

Councillors voted Wednesday night to demolish the building to make way for a $30-million office building with a replicated facade.

The majority of councillors supported the demolition request by the Labourers' International Union of North America and partner Hi-Rise Group.

The wild card, however, remains in the province's hands.

Councillor Brian McHattie has asked the government to intervene and designate the Lister as a provincial heritage building. The Minister of Culture plans to weigh in now that council has voted. Source.

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Council Votes to Demolish the Lister Block