(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 (WR994499) has been requested for a house at 1310 Lexington Road in Irish Hill. The house, perched high atop a cliff on Lexington, is only visible and accessible from Pine Street behind the house.
The 560-square-foot house sits on a 0.12-acre lot and is listed as built in 1940. According to Zillow, the property last sold in 1991 for $7,500. According to property records, the house is owned by Silva Viola Wilson.
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.