**Editor’s Note: The video above was shot November 29, 2014.
Work on clearing the former site of Porter’s will resume Tuesday after a month-long break caused by equipment failure.
Porters owner Micah Waters told The Journal Times he expects the work to take another two months, and he has a buyer for the bricks from the old furniture store.
Porter’s was a fixture in downtown Racine for over 150 years but was torn down last year to make way for a $6 million revitalization project. Those plans were never realized and now Waters is working to deconstruct the old building in order to save as much of the lumber, metal and old bricks as possible, the story continues.
Waters does not have any parties currently interested in the site and is waiting until he is finished deconstructing it before he begins marketing it to potential developers.
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