Nights of Thunder

The real Demolition Derby In Ward Three, fall means the Morgan House show and the Three County Fair. I heard the action at the demolition derby on Friday night coming in the windows and wafting across the old graveyard. When Sunday night rolled around, I walked down to the Fairgrounds. “It’s like being in a … Continue reading Nights of Thunder

How to take advantage of a partial demolition permit

The Case of the Cement Sandwich The only photograph we have of 29 Cherry is one taken by a neighbor on its last day before the demolition guys started work. The Bobcat is parked, ready to go, and the first dumpster is on hand. On June 22, 2010, about two weeks before the Timothy and … Continue reading How to take advantage of a partial demolition permit

How did this fully restored 1850-era house on Union Street

vanish and became this? How to get around the Demolition Delay Ordinance, Part One Mike Kirby with Lu Stone Sometimes curiosity can get this old cat into real trouble. Lu and I walk down Union Street often on our way downtown. She has been researching the development of our Market/North Street neighborhood and compiling an … Continue reading How did this fully restored 1850-era house on Union Street