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To be Demolished

5946 S. Bishop St.

Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Year: 1927
Architect: Unlisted
Owner: City of Chicago
Permit Description: Wreck & remove 1 story frame single family residence.
Status: Demolition permit issued 4/24/2012

Additional Details

Last reported vacant on September 25, 2010, this West Englewood frame bungalow went into foreclosure in 2009 and was transferred from Fannie Mae to Chase in 2010.

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Over the course of 2012 David Schalliol produced a photographic portrait of 100 of the hundreds of buildings threatened with demolition in the city of Chicago. Nearly all of the buildings have since been demolished. Visit the background information section for more information about the project, including definitions and links to other building resources.

The series is supported by a generous grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.

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