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Houses slated for demolition on Toner Street, 1954

Posted on April 11, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

A proposal by a Chamber of Commerce committee in March 1954 to demolish these houses on Toner Street was made to the Board of City Commissioners as part of a project to replace substandard housing with single-family homes. The committee proposed razing more than two acres of such houses in the Toner, Kenton, Fifth and Sixth street areas. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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