Mar 22, 2024 - News

😱 1 "Star Wars"-like emblem to go

The Erwin Center, half deconstructed.

The Erwin Center, snapped earlier this week, half deconstructed. Photo: Asher Price/Axios

The $25 million demolition of the Frank Erwin Center, long home to the University of Texas basketball teams and host to traveling music acts, appears halfway complete.

What's next: The University of Texas at Austin Medical Center is expected to break ground on the site in 2026.

🤔 Our thought bubble: In its present state, the Erwin Center is looking an awful lot like an under-construction Death Star.

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