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One Less Urban Building on South Jefferson

Driving home recently I spotted the demolition of the storefront building on the NW corner of Jefferson & Ann (map), I stopped to snap a picture and went on. ? It’s just another old vacant building, what’s the problem? The problem I have is we have absolutely nothing in place...
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