Monday, November 29, 2010

On Palmyra

By the smell in the air, it appeared that precautions were being taken to address a potential gas leak. 

Two small structures at 2212 and 2214 were in the process of demolition earlier (below), and it appeared that the problem arose from that site (on the right between the police car and the firetruck in the photo above).  The house with the columns in the foreground above is still inhabited, to my knowledge.

Here's the house at 2214 Palmyra before:

Here's 2212 Palmyra, seemingly a small, vernacular, former commercial space or shop, as it appeared recently, almost three years after the City Council imposed a moratorium on repairing properties in the Footprint:

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