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Commodore Semiconductor Group
Commodore Semiconductor Group
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This was the Commodore MOS building at:

950 Rittenhouse Rd
Norristown, PA 19403

It is going to be demolished.
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Posted by: Guest at March 30, 2008, 11:21:02 PM

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Comments (12)

April 09, 2009, 11:48:13 PM
Any update?
Any chipmask rescue? :D
April 11, 2008, 08:58:00 PM
The EPA started talks with GMT Electronics sometime after they bought the building and that may have had something to do with a flood which allegedly damaged whatever equipment Commodore was storing in the basement.  The flood may have concerned the EPA because it would spread whatever contaminates they were trying to remediate.

Other brownfields have to have their dirt removed from the bedrock and incinerated.

The building is not sold but the land is sold and it will be a velodrome.
April 10, 2008, 02:59:58 PM
I wouldnt mind buying shares of the building just to keep it up. Maybe turn it into an old computer museum! Though that will probs never happen. :-( There are buildings near me that i'd rather see demolished rather then this one, it isn't even an ugly building as such.
April 09, 2008, 12:39:39 AM
Can we BUY the building or will they not let us becuase of environmental reasons?
April 05, 2008, 03:01:13 AM
I don't know when the building will be demolished but I can ask the EPA lawyer because I would want to take a picture of it coming down.

I will have to call Tuesday.
April 04, 2008, 10:13:31 AM
When is this building due to be demolishd then?
April 02, 2008, 01:14:39 PM
The photo was taken at 6 megapixels but had to be reduced because the message board software here said the picture file being uploaded was too large.
April 01, 2008, 12:15:59 PM
Is it possible to make more available at higher resolution? Thanks for taking the pictures before this piece of Commodore history is lost forever btw :-)
March 31, 2008, 01:00:12 PM
I took close to 70 pictures and you are welcome to the full size pictures if you want.
March 31, 2008, 12:11:18 PM
So this is where my miggy chips were born!
March 31, 2008, 11:42:45 AM
Considering the building is supposed to have been abandoned for almost 10 years, the grass is kind neat and tidy! It's better than my garden!

Did you take any more?
March 31, 2008, 02:45:40 AM
So very sad.

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