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Friday, April 28
Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Owner: Michael Serritella
Permit Description: Wreck and remove a two story frame building.
Status: Demolition permit issued 12/20/2012
Located on an Old Town block with many new construction buildings, this residence was purchased by the owner of the building two doors up the street. The building was issued 14 violations in July 2011, and five more in September 2011. A curb opening permit was issued for this address for the month of December.
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.