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News - November 14, 2008

Condo project fails, leaving eyesore behind

City inspectors could condemn Evandale apartment complex

by Daniel DeBolt

Apparently unable to get a bank loan, the owner of an aging apartment building at 291 Evandale Ave. has given up on a plan to demolish the structure and build 144 condos. Instead, he wants to rent the apartments out again, and quick.

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Posted by Lucky, a resident of Whisman Station
on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:21 pm

Bulldoze the tenament slums before the crack dealers move in.

Posted by Hitchman, a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Nov 22, 2008 at 5:06 pm

Amen to the bulldozers. MV has far to many substandard rental complexes at present, not to mention substandard stand alone rental houses. Just check out the housing between El Camino and Middlefield and Shorline and Showers. A simple drive from Shoreline to Showers along Latham will suffice. That whole area is prime for teardown and redevlopment, as is all housing near Rengsdorff Park.