Monday, May 19, 2014
Cornerstone's Disappearing Cornice
"Leland House" on the SW corner of Leland and Malden has sure seen better days. A reader sends us this photo from today and tells us that workers have been removing the remaining cornice from the top of the building (just a small section remains on the left). The same cornice that was in such disrepair back in 2010 that it was literally crumbling and falling down onto the sidewalk below. A large section was removed to "repair" the problem and that was how it remained since September 2010. Fast foward to today, and you can see how the building looks. Doubtful any sort of historic restoration will take place, so neighbors should get used to this new look.