Vacant Properties

Vacant Properties
4:41 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

St. Louis County Kicks Off Effort Get Rid Of Vacant Properties

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley gets behind the controls of a backhoe at a media event to launch a new program aimed at ridding the county of vacant and abandoned properties.
Tim Lloyd St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley got behind the controls of a backhoe and started chipping away at the bombed-out looking Glasgow Village Shopping Center.

Susan Groves grew up around here and said it’s a little sad to see a part of her childhood torn down.

“But I think this is a good thing, too,” Groves said.  “This is a place for kids to come and tear things up and do things they shouldn’t be doing here.”

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