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Photojournalism: Art building versus the Augusta Canal



A building constructed to withstand fire has an enemy its engineers didn't foresee - the waters of the Augusta Canal, which threaten its existence.

MORE: Eroding canal bank poses threat to school building

At the May 31 Augusta Commission meeting, it was revealed that building which is now par...

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  1. This historic 1908 building which is now part of John S Davidson School deserves to be saved .
    One spokesman claims that the bank on the second level of the canal is undermining the Davidson Arts Building.
    The County Engineer states that the Canal didn’t cause the erosion.
    The runoff and activity around the bank did .
    More details are needed for the public to understand.
    What is this runoff and activity around the bank ?
    On the surface one might conclude that the new activity from the school and new land use of the school including the storm water runoff has caused the problem .

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