Well, technically it’s a month or two early since these photos are from mid-December 2017, but I wanted to see what has been happening to the places I photographed last year. Short answer: nothing positive. For example, the building above,… Continue Reading
I covered this block years ago, and reported on how reckless speculation left these buildings abandoned. It is just trashed around here, right by a major intersection like MLK Dr and Kingshighway.
Despite the assurances of plenty of nay-sayers, the abandoned Arlington School, which I photographed in 2009, could be saved and is now impeccably restored. Tasteful in-fill has been added around the old school.
Well, I guess we know now what happened to that house I saw back in November of 2015. Other than the effects of gravity, nothing has occurred with this forlorn ruin.
What a beautiful building, which I find interesting in that it is not bisymmetrical, with the center porch off center to the right. It is abandoned now. But it has so much potential.
There is a strange mix of houses on this block, but they are mostly abandoned, sadly.
These three houses are still occupied, it seems, just as they were when they were first built. They’ve been customized over the years, and they look good.