Collapse of more than bricks and mortar

Huh. A friend of mine mentioned today that a building had collapsed in Larryville, up along Butler Street.I thought it sounded odd even for some of the old buildings that we have around here. So I dug around a bit and found a blurb that says that a demolition crew has been working on the building since last week. Here’s the kicker – the building owner didn’t know that it was scheduled for demolition. Take a deep breath and think about that for a little minute –

The . Building . Owner . Didn’t . Know . It . Was . Scheduled . For . Demolition

Huh

And do you know what the big story out of all this is? TRAFFIC

Huh

Is it just me or does something just really not sound right here? I mean, how do you get to the point where you don’t know that a building that you own is scheduled for demolition? How does the city justify demolishing a building without actually, at least once, having some kind of contact with the owner?

How the hell does that happen?


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2 Responses to “Collapse of more than bricks and mortar”

  1. It happens in the country called America or the United States formerly known for it’s love of freedom and God that transformed into the modern freedom suppressor, God mocker, tyranny.

  2. I love your passion, Shea.