CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) – Plans call for demolishing a Michigan building that was the site of a 2013 methamphetamine lab explosion and turning it into a small park.

The Lansing State Journal reports it could cost the city of Charlotte as much as $50,000 to demolish the downtown building across the street from city hall and develop the park, but plans call for private donors raising $35,000 by the end of July for the project.

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Authorities say a man was making meth in March 2013 in an apartment on the second floor when the explosion damaged the building.

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Officials say the project would get rid of an eyesore.

Mayor Tim Lewis says people refer to the building as the “meth building” and it’s hindering downtown revitalization efforts.

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