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Lonely in Kenwood

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On S. Oakenwald Avenue in Kenwood is this rather lonely 3 story structure with a crumbling front facade.

Muddy Waters’ House: an Uncertain Future


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About two weeks ago, a big red X appeared on the 120 year old former home of blues legend Muddy Waters, indicating that the building is structurally unsound. The Department of Buildings is currently seeking a court order to get a permit to raze the building, which lies in the North Kenwood landmark district. This location means that demolition would need approval from the landmarks commission.

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