Friday, June 21, 2013

Wrecking Cincinnati: 3372 Arrow Ave

NEIGHBORHOOD: Pleasant Ridge
USE: Single-family dwelling
OWNER: Sharon J. Moran
ORDERS: August 2005, for exterior paint, cornice, and gutters and downspouts. Reissued in March 2008 for cornice. The current owner's husband died, and she was experiencing medical problems. The property was ordered vacated and barricaded in December 2009, citing failing retaining walls and a buckling driveway, crumbling exterior steps, and a large amount of rubbish filling the home and garage.
CONDEMNED: April 2010. A tax foreclosure case was issued in April 2011 and was served to the owner, who by that time was living in Clermont County. Orders were reissued in March 2012, adding animal infestation, collapsing ceilings, and exposed wall framing.
HAZARD: October 2012.
REASON RAZED: Declared a public nuisance and entered into the City's hazard abatement program.