Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Wrecking Cincinnati, 7/6/10

8421 Dixie Avenue, Hartwell
DOB: 1922
Died: September 2009
Cause of death: Rot to the front steps and deck, severe gutter damage leading to water damage, litter. Vacant since at least 2005, the building had no operating utilities, plumbing, heating, or drainage systems. Trespassers were often on site, sometimes breaking in.

The house was condemned in March 2007, declared a public nuisance in April 2008, and razed by the City.

No contact was ever made with the owners, indicating that they might have walked away from the property. Fannie Mae has been in control of the vacant lot since June 22, 2010.