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Sunday Poll: Would Tearing Down Vacant Buildings More Quickly Help St. Louis?

July 23, 2017 Featured, Sunday Poll No Comments
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Vacant buildings are often in the news in St. Louis, here’s two recent examples.

The morning the historic James Clemens house burned two other vacant properties also had fires. Few disagree vacant buildings can be an eyesore or even be a hangout for unsavory elements, but there’s less agreement as to the solution. Some want to see the vacant structures stabilized and held until they can be rehabbed and occupied again. Others argue they should be razed quickly before they cause other buildings to be abandoned.

Today’s poll aims to see where readers fall on this topic.

This poll will close at 8pm tonight.

— Steve Patterson

 

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