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May 192010

Threefoot Building in Meridian, Miss. (Photo: Dudemanfellabra at en.wikipedia)

Threefoot Building, Meridian, Miss. — For 80 years, this 16-story Art Deco, lavishly decorated, granite-clad skyscraper has been a mainstay of downtown Meridian, Miss. Although a developer expressed interest in rehabilitating the deteriorated building, the City of Meridian has been unable to provide gap financing or other incentives and locals fear that Threefoot’s bright future may end in demolition.