The Abandoned Structure Squad learned from an elderly neighbor that a fire had rendered the house uninhabitable last December. The neighbor told us that she had complained about the house at the Southwest Detroit City Hall, but had seen no results. But there’s good news. ASS discovered that the building’s owner, Donald Garrett, met last week with city officials and provided a contract to demolish the building himself. That process, we’re told, is to begin soon.
Text by editorial intern Domenique Osborne.
Photo by editorial intern Rachel McIntyre.
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