[Pics via Todd Seelie/Gothamist. Click through for more.]
The destruction of the Domino Sugar Refinery began in October, and now, the building south of the factory that supported the iconic Domino sign is no more. Photographer Todd Seelie over at Gothamist checked in on the site, revealing an empty swath of space that will soon host construction of the first building of the mixed-use megaproject, which will break ground in the first quarter of 2015. The actual brick factory will be converted into commercial and office space.
Meanwhile, let's all remember the strange industrial beauty of the Domino Sugar Refinery with these stunning pics of the site.
And, of course, here's what the completed megaproject will look like in 10 to 15 years, assuming all goes according to plan: