McCoy had presented two sets of architect's drawings, the latest set Sept. 17, showing the building with an Adirondack Great Camp facade. He and others envisioned the building hosting drama productions, trade shows and special-interest expos - all drawing tourists to the area.
But, the county supervisors didn't even discuss the latest plans Sept. 17, they voted to demolish the steel-frame structure, one that an engineer said was worth about $750,000 and worthy of saving.
Monroe said Sept. 24 he is looking forward to putting the contentious Gaslight issues to rest.
"It's been a long road," he said. "People have had strongly held beliefs, and I'm happy we've made progress in bringing this to a conclusion."