Last Act - Demolition

Frequent fixBuffalo readers may remember the unsettling series of posts - Tale of Two Cities - where i've been tracking how the City priortizes residential demolitions on the east side v. west side. Earlier this afternoon I noticed that 198 Glenwood finally came down five years after a fire destroyed the house. Neighbors told me it happened earlier in the week.
Just around the corner 349 Masten was demolished this past week, too. First profiled it here - Theater of the Absurd - as it was located directly across the street from the Paul Robeson Theater and African American Cultural Center.
Both properties - 198 Glenwood and 349 Masten - were located just steps away from City schools. Years later, they come down. Why the wait? Remember Byron's letter from last month - Dear Friend? Pathetic, I know.
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