Long-neglected house taken down today in Albion

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 15 October 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers
ALBION – A house that has long been vacant and a target of vandals was demolished this morning.

The house at 139 East Bank St. was built in 1851, but nobody lived there in many years. Craig Ernewein of Albion acquired it in June 2013 at the county property tax auction. After having the site evaluated, he determined it was best to knock down the building, Village Code Enforcement Officer Ron Vendetti said.

The site is at the corner of East Bank and Ingersoll streets and backs up to the Erie Canal.