Photos from the middle of Riverside Dr. between 288 and N. MacGregor Wy. show the new paint job underway on the building once home to the shuttered LaDet Motel. The central 88-year-old Riverside Terrace mansion now receiving a fresh coat is about 50-years older than the ring of 2-story lodging buildings that wrap it as well as its surrounding parking lot on 3 sides — closing off the inner court from all angles, except through the gate at the front of the 2612 Riverside complex.
Now up on that fence, these brighter-hued red tags from the city’s code enforcers:
The order above to stop all structural work pertains to renovations that a reader reports have been ongoing at the complex along with the cosmetic changes since last week.
It’s posted right next to another tag that isn’t coping as well with the recent weather.
A view of the complex from the east shows more of the walls that surround it, as well as the construction site next door to it where a few foundations are now being laid:
Photos: Swamplox inbox