Demolition set for Monday

June 27, 2010 | 4:40 p.m. CDT
Six houses, all more than 80 years old, are still standing on Walnut Street but are scheduled to be demolished Monday. Stephens College owns the homes, and administrator Doug Lange said their condition was such that they needed to be torn down. The Historic Preservation Commission tried to intervene, but Stephens said the cost of restoration was too high and demolition is the best option.

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