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Article Source: Art Voice / Photos by Michael Herbold

After a federal judge ruled Friday against preservationists who sued to prevent the Public Bridge Authority from demolishing a row of houses it owns on Busti Avenue, the PBA’s backhoes got right to work. These photos, taken by artist and neighborhood activist Mike Herbold, document the demolition of the Colonel Samuel H. Wilkeson house at 771 Busti, possibly the most historically significant of the eight structures. Read more about the court case on page here. Read more about the Wilkeson house and others that were demolished this weekend here.

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