Video: Venice Island Rec Center building gets torn down

By Amy Z. Quinn
For PlanPhilly
Demolition crews began taking down the old Venice Island Recreation Center at about 7 a.m. Tuesday, pulling apart the overhang, cracking through the roof and nudging cinder-block walls to the ground. By about 10 a.m., it was done, the small building reduced to several piles of metal, concrete and wood, to be carted away as construction begins on the long-awaited new Venice Island. The two-year p…  More »


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