Watertown (WTNY) -- It's a sign of it's impending destruction.
A fence has been erected around the site of for the former Mercy of Northern New York along Stone St in Watertown. Plans are to tear the down the structures at the site, eventually to be replaced by new housing being erected by COR Development. The company purchased the site recently after Mercy was shut down earlier this year.
Work on tearing down Mercy is expected to begin in a matter of weeks.