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Demolition notice mistakenly placed on historic 19th Street Baptist Church

The community trying to save the 19th Street Baptist Church had a bit of a scare early this week.


A demolition notice was mistakenly placed on the 142-year-old building at 1253 S. 19th St., leading many to believe that this structure that was previously cited by the city for collapsing walls would be torn down for good. The notice posted stated the address of 1300 S. 19th St., which is not the location of the church, but for the auditorium of the shuttered Walter G. Smith School down the street to be demolished.

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