June 18, 2020
COLFAX – Demolish of the Fonk's building began today after a permit was granted this morning. Chain-link fence barriers were erected around the building and into Main Street in anticipation of the work.
According to owner Joel Warwick, the plan is to take down the building as far as the bottom 15 feet which would leave the mural and front first-floor facade in place. At that point an engineer would reassess the structure to determine if the rest would have to come down or not.
"It'd be nice to make that useful," Warwick said of the bottom portion of the building.
In case the mural is d...