Engineers inspect Gavis home to gauge condition

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Posted: September 10, 2013

The Winchester Star

Phillip S. Griffin II (right), attorney for Martin and Claudette Gavis, talks Monday with the Gavises’ son, Wayne, at his parents’ home on South Braddock Street. City officials and two engineering firms, one representing the city and one the Gavises, inspected the home. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Engineering firms and representatives for Winchester and the owners of this home at 414 S. Braddock St. inspected the Second Empire architectural-style house on Monday. It’s been labeled a public nuisance by the city because of structural concerns.
Kevin McWilliams with Kee Construction Services stands outside the house on South Braddock Street on Monday that city officials have proposed demolishing because of fire damage that has not been repaired for years. Two engineering firms checked the house, owned by Martin and Claudette Gavis, on Monday. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — City officials, along with construction and engineering consultants, inspected the house owned by Martin and Claudette Gavis at 414 S. Braddock St. Monday afternoon.

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