There was a fire on Fulton Street – on the other side of our block – on March 18. (Click on image for video.)Demolition crews arrived two weeks later and have steadily reduced the building, story by story. (Click on image for video.)It has been a fascinating procedure to witness – the meticulous and pounding aspects of such a reduction – almost like watching a fireplace. (Click on image for video.)It is certainly an excellent distraction from writing.