Tower Spires Placed On Dutton Avenue Building

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    The 47-foot-tall spire begins its journey to the tower of Baylor's new Dutton Avenue Office and Parking Facility (Cliff Cheney photo).
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    Weighing 7,000 pounds, the new spire was built by craftsmen at a company in Kentucky. (Cliff Cheney photo)
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    A construction worker prepares to locate the spire on its base. (Cliff Cheney photo)
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    A construction crew member admires the newly placed spire. (Cliff Cheney photo)
April 24, 2003

Under beautiful blue skies, construction crews lifted the first of two 7,000-pound spires on the towers of the Dutton Avenue office and parking facility on April 24.

The new building at the corner of Dutton Avenue and University Parks Drive will include 1,200 parking spaces and 30,000-square-feet of office space for Baylor academic, information technology and other administrative departments.

The Dutton Avenue facility should be completed by August.

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