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Wednesday, May 22

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To be Demolished

6243 S. Justine St.

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

This former foreclosure building was reported vacant on September 2010 and was sold for $8,000 the next month. It was subsequently added to the vacant building registry in March 2011. It was again reported vacant on December 18.

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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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