Saturday, July 19, 2008
Cease Work Immediately (Photo One)
Photo by John Hoff
Here is the word from Connie Nompelis about 621 26th Avenue North, which is located right next to Farview Park. This house was featured in the video shot by Jake and Gabe of 612 authentic as Connie did the "under $25,000 home tour."
A person who owns something like 39 houses--and appears to be carving out a low-income housing empire on the North Side--snapped up this house, and was doing some work on it, when the City of Minneapolis slapped up a "Cease Work" order and took steps to demo.
Shortly after the paper went up, so did this graffiti. The garage in the back has, on previous occasions, been full of a lot of gang graffiti from The Gang Which Shall Not Be Mentioned But Is Fond Of Red. I called 311 on the graffiti.
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