Joseph G. Brin, Architect & Writer

Block Bustin’

In Architecture, Historic Preservation, Urban Space on April 11, 2013 at 3:24 pm

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South 5th and Bainbridge | Photo: Nathaniel Popkin

It’s the old domino effect. First Charles Zarit Tailor Supplies, established in 1942, closes up. Then the corner family hardware store, in business since 1872. The particular character of a small city block–this one South Fifth Street between South and Bainbridge–quietly erodes and then vanishes…

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