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Museum Selling Bricks From Bethlehem Steel's Demolished HQ

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Matt Smith
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Keystone Crossroads
Martin Tower was constructed in the shape of a plus sign to maximize the number of corner offices for Bethlehem Steel's executives.

Bethlehem Steel's former world headquarters is gone, but fans of the defunct steelmaker can now get their hands on a piece of the demolished landmark.

The National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem is selling commemorative bricks from Martin Tower. The 21-story building was imploded in May to make way for a $200 million mixed-use development.

The bricks came from the building's loading dock and parking deck. The museum has attached a plaque to each brick and is selling them for $25 each.  All proceeds benefit the museum.

The museum's president and CEO, Kara Mohsinger, calls it a "unique opportunity to own a small part of one of the most historic events to occur in the Lehigh Valley." She says the museum worked with the property owners to make it happen.