Take a look at the cracked steps in the video. That's what we're dealing with here. Can you say "over-reach?"If approved, a leaky roof or cracked front steps won't go unnoticed. While these buildings won't likely be demolished, the business owners will be forced to make improvements to their property.
O'Grady said not everyone is on board with the idea, but he says too many places are deteriorating in downtown Wilmington, taking away from its appeal. He said the process isn't as threatening as it sounds, and is just a way to keep small problems from getting out of hand.