Listen: Developers let us walk through the old El Chapultepec building. It’s rather grim

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Debris in a hole in the floor of the second floor of the old El Chapultepec building downtown. March 26, 2024.

What does the inside of the old El Chapultepec building look like?

Exposed and eroding layers of brick wall, gaping holes on the second floor and cracked wooden beams.

They're all signs of a very old, fragile structure whose future is in question.

Monfort Companies, the new owner of the historic building at 1962 Market St., has announced demolition plans. Meanwhile, city preservationists are pushing back with efforts to acquire landmark designation.

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