Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Wrecking Cincinnati, 4/20/10

342 McGregor Avenue, Mount Auburn
DOB: 1915
Died: July 2009
Cause of death: Failing structural members, deterioring gutters and downspouts, damaged wooden porches, broken and missing windows, water damage, and an overgrown lot. Electric service had long been turned off,Convenient to Reading Road, the property was being used by squatters and drug dealers.

Building orders existed on the property since June 2003, after it had long been vacant. Electric service had already been turned off.

The owner, Evelyn Baskin attempted to sell the property between 2004 and 2007, but none of those sales ever went through.

It was declared a public nuisance in September 2008 and razed by the City following asbestos abatement.