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over a week ago, bricks fell from the side of a south Toledo building, almost
hitting someone. The property manager said the problem would be fixed in a
week, but neighbors say that hasn't happened.
owners in the area say the building is dangerous and is bringing the community
have customers that come in from all over the city and they look at this
building that's falling apart, so what impression does that give for my
business?" said Mike Scott.
has been painting and refinishing antique wood at his shop on Arlington Avenue
for 36 years.
is the main pathway for Bowsher, and kids…they walk underneath that," Scott
said of the crumbling building.
the bricks fell a week ago, witnesses say they nearly hit a kid walking by.
After that incident, Toledo News Now contacted the property manager at Noneman
Real Estate and he said the building would be fixed in a week. On Monday,
nothing had changed.
manager Dennis Noneman said the crew he booked to make the repairs canceled on
him. He says the repairs will now happen in 2-3 weeks.
probably not going to fix it because from my understanding, the city has been
trying to get something done for the whole time I've been complaining about the
bricks," Scott said.
officials say they've been back and forth with Noneman Real Estate since the
spring. Scott says something needs to be done.
fix the building or tear it down," he said.
along with others in the area, is concerned the rest of the building will also
start to fall apart. Noneman says they're only planning to fix the area that's
damaged, and will look at other areas to see if work needs to be done.