Worcester State Hospital Clock Tower Clings to Life

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Tower site clings to life: Future unclear for state hospital landmark

By Bronislaus B. Kush|Worcester Telegram & Gazette|September 2, 2011

Worcester – he effort over the past couple of years to rescue the historic Worcester State Hospital Clock Tower building from the wrecking ball has rallied many to the cause.

For example, at least 600 messages of support have been sent to a special Facebook page and about 150 people have signed an online petition to save the Gothic-style structure from demolition.

Local preservationists said they are buoyed by the response, but they’re not sure state officials have been convinced that the five-story, 52,000-square-foot building is worth preserving…

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