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Thursday, March 23
Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Owner: Don Walsh
Permit Description: Wreck and remove a frame single family residence.
Status: Demolition permit issued 5/29/2012
A permit was issued for a rear porch in February 2006, and a 311 call was made for rodent baiting on June 16, 2011. Still, this building was purchased by the owner of the building to the east, presumedly to extend the property.
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.