Dilapidated fountain at ex Buddy Holly statue location demolished - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/30/10

Dilapidated fountain at former Buddy Holly statue location demolished

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Crews began the demolition of the fountain in front of the Civic Center along Avenue Q on Monday morning. The fountain hasn't worked in years. The demolition follows the removal of the Buddy Holly statue on Friday.

The statue and the plaques surrounding it were removed and are being cleaned and restored. They will eventually be moved to the new Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Park located at 19th Street and Crickets The statue was installed 30 years ago and is in need of some repairs.

According to the Randy Truesdell with the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation, the statue and plaques will be taken to Texas Bronze, a Lubbock company run by Steve Teeters. Teeters will be cleaning and refurbishing the statue and will house it at his business on East Broadway in Lubbock until the move to the new park in either October or November.

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