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Photos: Iconic Bde Maka Ska lakeside pavilion demolished after fire

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An excavator tears away the roof of the Bde Maka Ska pavilion.
An excavator tears away the roof of the Bde Maka Ska pavilion on Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Evan Frost | MPR News

The sounds of excavators rang out Tuesday around Bde Maka Ska as the roof and walls of its historic lakeside pavilion came down. The nearly 90-year-old building by the lake also known as Calhoun was heavily damaged in a May 16 fire.

Minneapolis arson investigators probing the fire say a man caught on surveillance video outside the pavilion when the fire started is a suspect. The damaged building was home to Lola on the Lake restaurant. City officials haven't said what will replace it.