Eastern State Hospital's Allen Building comes tumbling down

O’Rourke Wrecking Co. tore down the old Allen Building on the former Eastern State Hospital campus on Newtown Pike Monday. As part of a three-way land trade, Bluegrass Community and Technical College is building a new campus where the hospital used to be, Eastern State has a new building on the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus, and UK will take over, the BCTC buildings adjacent to Commonwealth Stadium. There still are several old Eastern State buildings to be torn down.

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