Westerbeck 116 & 118 Commerce St walls ordered taken down

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Westerbeck 116 & 118 Commerce St walls ordered taken down - or-: re-j fer-' Rlv-rs. l'n-tier . acted, -, '...
or-: re-j fer-' Rlv-rs. l'n-tier . acted, -, ' . - : ; Houses Condemned. The river yesterday fell 3.B feet from 43.S fet-t at T a. m. to 3,2 feet at p. m. Followlna- the InspecUon of the flooded district by Building Commissioner RaPP and members of his office force yesteraay, mc three-and-one-half-story brick tenement at i?m Went Court street, owned by. Louis Sieve, baa been ordered demolished iromo- dlatelv. The backwaters of Millcreek un dermined the building and rendered it un safe for habitation. The buildinga at Sib SJO and SEE! East "Frott stteet hava been ordered vacated. They are owned by Mrs. Ida EI?andr Allen and Mrs. Koehler. The Commissioner says the . buildings are In darcer of collapsing. A building at 13 Main street, owned by B. H. Xroger. has been posted, prohibiting its . use until ' certain Improvements have been made to render It safe and sanitary. At 51 and Vine street, owned by W, B. Hofer. and occupied by Lewis Brothers. wholesale grocers, the inspectors discovered that (he foundation walls had dropped out In the rear, enda'ngering the "four stori- above. ' Rapp ordered all goods moved away from th rear of the building and Im mediate repairs made. . At 110 and 118 Commerce' street, owned by Mia. Westerbeck. Richards ordered the rear walls taken down, declaring them to te unsafe, c Walls left standing at 73 aad 73 Plum st: eet, which had collopsed, were ordered 'raxed. N v " ; " ' ; '

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 09 Apr 1913, Wed,
  3. Page 16

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