Thursday, October 4, 2012
95 Layton Avenue Has Been Demolished
This is an extraordinary loss to the northern Elm Street area and represents the further dilution of the historic resources in Southampton Village. This is another victory for those that argue that structures are "too far gone to be saved, " when it really boils down to a matter of intention: to act as a steward of history, or to erase it and leave it for photo albums, building a quasi-replica in its place.
To read about the history of this former home, click here: http://shvillagereview.blogspot.com/2012/02/look-alikes-2.html.