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Suburban Renewal

This old house in St. Clair Beach sat for years on the north west corner of Brighton Rd and Tecumseh Rd, the photo above was shot in 2002, and I guess the richie-ritches of Russel Woods and St. Clair Beach got tired of looking at it. I drove by a while back and noticed it was long gone. The historic nature of this old farmhouse must have clashed with the turdish McMansions all around it, either that or the value of the property went through the roof and the owners cleaned up.

The property is now a vacant lot.

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