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Savage Sandy Springs House-Killing Caught on Camera

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[Depressing images via 11Alive.]

Death came swiftly to Glenridge Hall. From high above Abernathy Road, the 11 Alive team captured the scene Thursday as the 84-year-old matriarch of Sandy Springs was battered to death with bulldozers and front-end loaders. One of the few remaining vestiges of early Sandy Springs — and one of only two properties in the city included on the National Register of Historic Places — the Tudor manor succumb to "progress" (pronounced: "greed and shortsightedness"), making way for the ironic rise of a faux English Village. For those who like rubbernecking car wrecks, you'll find photos of the carnage after the jump. And for the record, there was nothing dignified about it.

· Glenridge Hall demolished [11Alive]
· English Village to Rise on Site of Dying Dead Glenridge Hall [Curbed Atlanta]
· 'Death with Dignity' for Glenridge Hall is Dumb as it Sounds [Curbed Atlanta]
· 10 Reasons Why Bulldozing Glenridge Hall would be Tragic [Curbed Atlanta]