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Tuesday, May 21

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To be Demolished

841 W. Fletcher St.

Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Year: Unknown
Architect: Unknown
Owner: G. Corp Development
Permit Description: Wreck & remove 1 1/2 story frame residence & 1 story frame garage [Actually 843 W. Fletcher St.'s Listing]
Status: Demolition permit issued 12/12/2012

Additional Details

This property and its neighbor, 843 W. Fletcher St., were sold for $1,440,000 in September. No plans for redevelopment are currently listed on the G. Corp Development website.

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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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