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SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Kevin Connolly » March 3rd, 2008, 8:21 am

I hear that the SAM museum will be appraised today. The magic appraisers will have to wear Haz-Mat suits to do their job. It sounds like an interesting day. :cool:
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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Pete Biro » March 3rd, 2008, 11:04 am

Where did you hear that? Yesterday, Caveney, one of those involved, told me that the plan was in jeapordy?
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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Kevin Connolly » March 3rd, 2008, 11:17 am

They're doing it right now, as I type. Sorry they didn't keep you up to speed. :o
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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Adrian Kuiper » March 3rd, 2008, 12:31 pm

Why is it being appraised? And why would the plan be in jeopardy?

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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 3rd, 2008, 12:47 pm

The entire museum was contaminated with hazaradous materials (PCPS?) during a fire in the building above it (or something like that). The whole thing needs to be estimated for insurance purposes. There are currently questions about whether insurance will pay for everything to be decontaminated or if everything will simply have to be destroyed. The contamination is not the fault of the SAM.
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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Kevin Connolly » March 3rd, 2008, 1:01 pm

I think there was a utility fire underneath the building and it left some kind of oily film on everything. With lawyers, experts and a Haz-Mat team, this will run into money.
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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Gord » March 3rd, 2008, 4:11 pm

Didn't the fire happen a couple of years ago????

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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Kevin Connolly » March 3rd, 2008, 4:37 pm

I THINK four years ago. :confused:
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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Gord » March 3rd, 2008, 7:53 pm

Wow, so slow you would think the government was involved.

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Re: SAM Museum Appraised Today

Postby Arnie Fuoco » March 3rd, 2008, 8:41 pm

Yes a transformer fire in 2004 with toxic PCBs.

Here is the whole story from the SAM website
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