Wednesday, July 24, 2013
YEAR BUILT: 1939
USE: Single-family dwelling
OWNER: Anthony V. Costa
ASSESSED VALUE: $20,000
CONDEMNED: December 2012, following a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to the roof decking, shingles, rafters, gutters and downspouts, cornice, siding, and windows, plus interior damage to the plaster walls and ceilings, wall framing, and floor joists. The first floor collapsed into the basement. Utility service and mechanical systems were compromised. A civil fine was issued in February 2013.
HAZARD: April 2013.
REASON RAZED: Declared a public nuisance and entered into the City's hazard abatement program. Demolished using Moving Ohio Forward program funding. Smashed to the earth in front of dozens, in the rain, to close out Mt. Airy's Neighborhood Enhancement Program.
Posted by Kevin LeMaster at 9:00 AM