Saturday, November 13, 2010

Former Hilton's Operators Eschew Extravagance

The financial interests fighting over the dissipating remnants of the hotel at InsolvenCity's front door have announced agreement concerning financing terms designed to sustain the hotel through winter.

The scene apparently depicted at right -- workers using a step ladder on a ledge, hundreds of feet above ground, while wrestling into submission the 10-foot-high letters that for decades marked the property as a Hilton -- suggests that not a dime is being wasted on harnesses, cranes, or other safety equipment.

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