(Note: The Demo Watch section of Broken Sidewalk highlights properties eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places that are slated for demolition. These are simply announcements to keep you informed of how your city is changing. Unless expressly stated otherwise, they do not imply any opinion from Broken Sidewalk on the merits of these buildings or their planned demolition.)
A wrecking permit (WR986462) has been requested for a house at 112 North 26th Street in Portland near the intersection of West Main Street.
The 1,024-square-foot shotgun house sits on a 0.05-acre lot and is listed as built in 1910. According to property records, the house is owned by David Wayne Masden and Carol Su Masden. The property last sold in May 1985 for $8,000. The property was later auctioned in May 2015 at a Commissioner’s sale.
Demolition can take place beginning September 1, 2016.
If you’d like additional information about this case, you can contact Mike Beard, Plan Review Supervisor, at 502-574-3321 or Cynthia Johnson, Metro Historic Preservation Officer, at 502-574-2868.