DULUTH, MN-- Monday night, the Duluth City Council sent a contract to demolish the Pastorate Terrace, known as the Kozy building, back to city administration.
The city had a contract with Rachel Contracting LLC for the demolition of the building worth $148,683.
According to city officials, a district court ruled a stay on the demolition, pending an appeal from the former owner of the building.
Officials say it could take 6-months to a year before the teardown could be approved
The demolition of the Kozy has been faced with legal battles for several years.