CAMDEN NJ The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.
Friday, May 4, 2007
By ALAN GUENTHER
The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the old Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.At risk is Campbell's plan to build a $72 million world headquarters, along with 1,700 local jobs and more than $1.3 million the company pays in lieu of taxes to the city each year.
The Campbell Soup Co. says it may abandon expansion plans and leave the city if it doesn't receive permission from the city's Historic Preservation Commission to tear the building down.
Sears building's fate on line.
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