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12.4.2007 by André Natta · → 3 Comments

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Avonwood Cleaners

Photo credit: Chotty via Flickr

Some residents in Forest Park-South Avondale decided that they would ask Birmingham’s new mayor for a favor during the early days of his administration. The old Avonwood Cleaners building has sat vacant for years and has already suffered a fallen in roof and vandalism as mentioned in this story from August. This group simply wants the building taken down, though it the city did say in August that it may take as long as six months to clean up the property before demolition. They decided it was time to make sure that folks remembered that they wanted it down; so up went the sign on December 1…

Now if we could just get that old metal sign on the side of the building for our office…

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chotty
chotty

The condition of the building (up close) is unbelievable. Special tanks to all who pitched in. Assisitant Capt. Dan Loudon and our two Capos, Dave Walker and Matt "The Law" Coleman. -J. Faivre Block Cpt. 47th St. S. neighborhood Watch

chotty
chotty

The condition of the building (up close) is unbelievable. Special tanks to all who pitched in. Assisitant Capt. Dan Loudon and our two Capos, Dave Walker and Matt "The Law" Coleman. -J. Faivre Block Cpt. 47th St. S. neighborhood Watch

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  1. Looks like the residents are getting their wish as demolition started on March 25, 2008.