Another one of Paul McKee’s buildings went up in flames on Tyler Street. I realized I had photographed the building way back in February of 2016 (last photo) as well as June of 2019 (second photo), and now it is completely ruined. It doesn’t matter if it was arson or accidental, the end result is the same.
This block has suffered badly over the years, but there is still one occupied house, just to the right of the houses above. I didn’t photograph it because they have been through enough already.
The building above, right by the interstate, is doing even worse than I remember, as I can now see light shining through windows, revealing a completely missing roof. At least at the west end of the street there are still some well preserved buildings, part of the Murphy-Blair housing project.