The owner of the abandoned restaurant storefront on Taft St. south of W. Gray didn’t waste much time in trashing the place after acquiring it in June. A demo permit filed last month condemned both the street-fronting building shown above and its backyard bungalow. The photo at top shows the state of things on Friday afternoon.
The new owner also bought the neighboring brick house on Peden St. around the same time:
Between the 2 adjacent properties, a chunk of former fencing has been taken down:
Looking north toward W. Gray:
- Previously on Swamplot:Daily Demolition Report: Go, Greased Lightning; Greased Lightning Burger Building Now on the North Montrose Menu
Photos: Montrose Resident (demolition); HAR (Greased Lightning)