Northern Hyde Park Revisited, Again

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The terrain rises rapidly on the streets heading up towards the College Hill neighborhood. Look at the house on the right, carefully restored.

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Up at the top, open lots await.

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The infamous old nursing home, shut down for unsanitary conditions, sits as a vacant shell, the graffiti back in full force.

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But these stately homes are still occupied and in good condition.

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These further down the hill back towards downtown, not so much.

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I have no idea what happened to the house below; I might have a picture of it somewhere, but it’s not handy.

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And this beautiful building still sits empty, and will probably be torn down completely one day. It was once so much bigger.

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