Below: View of the La Riviera Motel as seen May 11, 2009
Above: same view, May 19, 2009, after demolition.
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Below: May 15, 2009, looking from Ferry St., the motel sign is seen laying amongst the debris.below: May 14, 2009 - looking at the north-west corner of Ferry St. and Buchanan Ave., the Riviera is half-demolished. (Ferry St. is in the foreground; west is to the left)
below: May 14, 2009, view of the Riv from Ferry St., looking at it from the south-west.above: May 19, 2009 - same view; some wood debris is all that remains of the old La Riviera Motel. Another Falls motel has fallen.
below: May 6, 2009 - looking south from Spring St.; interior pre-demolition is underway. The Skylon is seen at the left distance
above: same view, May 14, 2009, the heavy demolition is underway. The motel was knocked down by the end of the day.
below: May 1, 2009 - a full view of the rear of the Riviera, as seen from Spring St., looking south. The Capri Restaurant is seen in the right distance.