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To be Demolished

1542 S. Komensky Ave.

Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Year: 1908
Architect: Unknown
Owner: City of Chicago
Permit Description: Wreck & remove 2 story brick single family residence.
Status: Demolition permit issued 12/27/2012

This shuttered North Lawndale foreclosure building was reported open and vacant five times between April 2011 and October. It was also the recipient of a dozen building violations between May 2010 and April.

It was recently listed for sale "as-is":

    BANK OWNED FORECLOSURE BEING SOLD IN AS-IS CONDITION/ PROOF OF FUNDS REQUIRED WITH ALL OFFERS/ SOLID BRICK 2-UNIT/ FULL BASEMENT/BUYER RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTIVATING ALL UTILITIES REQUIRED FOR ANY INSPECTIONS/BUYER TO ASSUME ANY AND ALL CITY LIENS AND/OR VIOLATIONS ON THE PROPERTY

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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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