7/05/2008

The red mark of death...

While vacancies and the rate of vacany are increasing in most of Buffalo's neighborhoods - see, Unstoppable? - i've found it fascinating seeing the various notes city inspectors leave behind. Once a building is sprayed with the 'red mark of death' other people sometimes leave notes, too. Here's the slide show.
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This shot is from 194 East Utica, prior to the formation of the Queen City Farm Project.
194 East Utica - Buffalo, NY
I'll be adding to the series. Interesting moment as our City is trucked away to a landfill in Ohio - right here.
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I think marking demo worthy buidings is a great idea.. Especially for firefighters to know there are holes in floors etc..Michele Johnson

prince of bud said...

what do the various markings mean, ie.e square, square within a square, triangle, etc... is there a key somewheres