Skip to comments.Landlord to demolish terrorists' former apartment
Posted on 02/01/2010 5:49:10 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
The whiff of evil still lingers in a nondescript apartment off Hollywood's Young Circle.
There, a second-floor walk-up in a doomed and crumbling building, is where terrorists Mohamed Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi briefly shared lodgings before their Sept. 11, 2001, odyssey of destruction.
Now, the building at 1818 Jackson St. is facing the wrecking ball. Hollywood's unhappy connection to the nation's worst terrorist attack soon will be transformed into a parking lot and pool.
"I feel like no one will be upset about that, considering who used to be a tenant there," says Bryan Grosman, the investor who recently bought the 13-unit, unnamed apartment building.
(Excerpt) Read more at sun-sentinel.com ...
Anyway, after he was convicted, his house (where he did his evil business) was put up for sale. A local philanthropist (and former convicted felon!), Del Dunmeyer bought the place, knocked the house down, then split the property in two, giving 1/2 to each of the neighbors, after securing promises that they would never build or expand a residence on that land, in order to ensure that nobody ever lived there again.
No other fate is possible for a place with such a past.
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