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Resource ID: #8582
Subject: Urban Renewal
Source: Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)


Spokesman-Review/Spokane (Wash.) Chronicle series reports on the decline of the Merlin, a once-respectable downtown apartment building that is now a decaying building full of drug pushers and addicts, prostitutes and violent criminals; finds the hotel's decline was accelerated by the closing of a more desperate tenement, forcing its occupants to flee to the Merlin, Feb. 25, 1990.

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