“Crews have begun demolishing Apple chief Steve Jobs’ historic [17,250-square-foot] Jackling House mansion in Woodside,” The Associated Press reports.

MacDailyNews Take: Soon, it’ll really be “historic,” as in: history. :-)

AP reports, “The demolition, which began on Monday, ends a long legal battle by preservationists intent on preventing the Spanish Colonial Revival home from being torn down.”

“The home was designed by noted architect George Washington Smith for copper baron Daniel Jackling,” AP reports. “It was built in the 1920s.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Miracles do happen!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]