Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Wrecking Cincinnati: 4705 Castle Pl

NEIGHBORHOOD: Madisonville
USE: Single-family dwelling
OWNER: Marsha Gaffney
ORDERS: March 2007, for front porch, gutters, and downspouts. Reissued to the current owner in October 2008, for exterior steps, porch, siding, gutters and downspouts, and roof. In October 2009, orders were reissued for trash, exterior hand rail, exterior steps, porch, soffit, gutters and downspouts, flashing, roof, garage, and hazardous tree.
CONDEMNED: January 2011, as the rear addition had begun to collapse and the building had suffered vandalism. A civil fine was issued, but it appears that the property was abandoned.
HAZARD: March 2012.
REASON RAZED: Declared a public nuisance and entered into the City's hazard abatement program. Demolished using Moving Ohio Forward funding.