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Backhoe slays the Dragon

This is all that was left of the old "Golden Dragon" on Lakeshore Drive Thursday morning. The landmark building didn't stand a chance in a battle with a pair of backhoes.
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This is all that was left of the old "Golden Dragon" on Lakeshore Drive Thursday morning.

The landmark building didn't stand a chance in a battle with a pair of backhoes.

A far cry from its glory years in the 50's, 60's and 70's, many long-time residents have fond memories of the restaurant.

A "sidewalk superintendent" says he was told by workers that there are no plans yet for the site, but breakins and a quickly deteriorating roof prompted the demolition for safety reasons.



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