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The playpen in the sky. Images of Canberra

By johnboy - 1 June 2011 4

the playpen in the sky

Last week we were quite excited by the rooftop demolitions underway in Civic.

Today reader John has sent in some stunning pics from this amazing (by Canberra standards) undertaking to pave the way for the Manhattan apartments.

Here are the rest of them:

playpen in the sky

rooftop excavator

Glebe Park




demolition and crane


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excession 9:21 am 02 Jun 11

I worked there for a long time. Can’t say I’m sad to see it go.

Deref 8:10 pm 01 Jun 11

Nice shots!

Golden-Alpine 7:34 pm 01 Jun 11

Fingers crossed nothing goes wrong…

deye 3:03 pm 01 Jun 11

They’re not mucking about either, judging by the progress on the far block.

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