Hardin County to Receive State Grant to Demolish Blighted Properties

Written by on December 6, 2022

Nearly 2300 blighted and vacant structures in 42 counties around Ohio will be demolished to pave the way for new economic development and housing opportunities across the state.

The buildings will be razed as part of Governor DeWine’s Ohio Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program.

The Hardin County Board of Commissioners were approved to receive a $500,000 grant to demolish 20 properties around the county.

Those include five sites in Alger, two in Blanchard Township, three in Dunkirk, four in Forest and one each in Kenton, Buck and Marion Townships and in McGuffey, Mt. Victory and Ridgeway.

The Hardin County properties are:

103 N Front Street Alger
207 W Hulbert Street Alger
401 Ohio Street Alger
504 Main Street Alger
108 W Belmont Street Alger

12519 S.R. 701 Blanchard Township
13938 C.R. 60 Blanchard Township

14883 C.R. 155 Buck Township

261 W Washington Street Dunkirk
321 S Main Street Dunkirk
201 S Main Street Dunkirk

508 Mad River Street Forest
607 W Zimmerman Street Forest
102 Railroad Street Forest
280 Speidel Street Forest

362 W Columbus Street Kenton

2205 T.R. 92 Marion Township

100 E Cottonwood Road McGuffey

229 Wheeler Street Mount Victory

104 S Main Street Ridgeway

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