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Mind the gap! Civic association-less pocket makes a move toward organizing

A few weeks back we wrote about a renovation at 7th and McKean and questioned how many apartments were going to be crammed into the building. Permits for 1939 S. 7th St. say they plan to install six full bathrooms into the building’s 4,200 square feet.

1939 S. 7th St.

1939 S. 7th St.

We also called the area a civic “no-man’s land” since there was no registered community organization that would speak on behalf of the area’s residents (which some people took offense to on our Facebook page) when former single-family homes are split up into apartments.

Well, it turns out, the 7th Street corridor won’t be civic-less for long.

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