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Leonidas Demo Frenzy

According to the latest FEMA list the following properties are going to be demolished.

A row of Houses slated for Demolition

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These houses are all cleaned out and very sturdy. This demolition would take out the entire block and leave a gaping hole in the Neighborhood.

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  • All owned by the same person?

  • Yes, but the records are very fuzzy at the City Web site.

    Macaluso Family

  • William

    What is Hollygrove Neighbors (the local neighborhood assciation) saying about this? Don’t they realized that if all the homes that are not occupied in Hollygrove are demolished, that there won’t be a Hollygrove left? Nothing is being built in their place. They really need to get the people in this area mobilized. They are losing blocks of single family houses at a time. It’s beyond sad.

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