Squandered Heritage Vintage

2621 Banks Street {Mid City}

Housing Conservation District Review Committee
10 a.m. May 14, 2007
Room 7E07, 7th Floor, City Hall


2621-21 ½ Banks Ave. – Owners Pedro and Lydia Angulo have applied to
demolish this altered Arts-and-Crafts style, raised basement double shotgun
to be replaced with a vacant lot.


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  • That is a shame — it looks pretty solid.

  • This house had a profound amount of water. But like my own home it is built solid out of materials that can withstand the water. The main living portion of this house is above the water line and would still provide a place for people to live.