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Ithaca lost another local landmark—and Cornellians lost a watering hole beloved for generations—when a fire heavily damaged the Chapter House building on Tuesday, April 14. There were no deaths or serious injuries in the early morning blaze, Jeff Stein ’13 reported in the Ithaca Voice, but Mayor Svante Myrick ’09 declared the building and one next to it on Stewart Avenue a “total loss.” Some thirty students who lost their apartments are being sheltered in Barton Hall until the University can find housing for them. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The Ithaca Journal's coverage of the blaze, including video, is available here.

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