Monday, July 19, 2010

Wrecking Cincinnati, 7/19/10

1776 Townsend Street, South Cumminsville
DOB: 1927
Died: June 2009
Cause of death: Foundation cracks, a collapsing chimney, broken and missing windows, water damage. deteriorating gutters and downspouts, a failing front porch, and trash and debris. City barricading has been necessary on at least five occasions since becoming vacant in 2002.

The house was condemned in April 2005, declared a public nuisance in April 2008, and razed by the City following asbestos abatement.

City records indicate that a criminal case was filed against the owner, but those records cannot be found on the Clerk of Courts website.