|The James Knox Polk
Gallery of Homes
Below is seen our beloved Columbia, Tennessee, James K. Polk "Sister's House"
rendered as if it were operated by a Residential Rental business similar to the one
which operates the rental property next door to me in the Riverside neighborhood.
Our City of Columbia Public Officials have determined this sort of chronic
trashiness falls "within the character of the district" in Riverside.
This kind of chronic neglect seems to be officially "acceptable" in the case of the
rental properties in Riverside.
Trash depicted are samples from photos of trash, debris and junk routinely strewn
on the grounds of the corporately-owned, residential rental property next-door to
my owner-occupied residence. (see: TrashTalk)
Does this kind of trash array fit "within the character" of "The Sister's House" on
This selection(to left) of rubbish
and furniture stayed in this
position for months:
The rental landlords were
notified by certified mail (add LINK)
of this collection...which had been
placed on my property by their
Here(below) is what this same collection of rubbish would look like should
it be deposited in front of the ancestral James K. Polk Home.
Would this rubbish and furniture have been left in place for months in front
of the Polk Home?
To the left are seen multiple trash containers with crudely rendered,
unsightly, primitive, spray paint designations for multiple rental
tenants. These containers are left on the street continually rather
than being removed from view after trash-day collection.
Preying Upon the Poor
A collection of editorial illustrations by Xoran
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Here the "amazing antebellum home" is hypothetically depicted as if it had been
maintained by Rental Property Managers...such as the ones we have in Riverside,
for example. It's not just Riverside.
Riverside is just the next in line...
first there was East Side...
Now it's Riverside.
From what I can tell the people who actually live in Riverside
don't too much seem to care any more about Riverside than the City Officials.
I wonder which started first? City acquiescence or Citizen acquiescence?
"See! See! We told you it's not all our fault!"
cry the lickspittle toadies
(Xref Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland)
Multiple trash containers (both upright and knocked-over) on display
at a single address
with overflowing trash the entire week are officially considered to be:
in the "character of the district" of Riverside neighborhood
by City of Columbia Officials.
The bulky item in the yard is sampled from a site in full view
every day...for months on Riverside Drive...a high traffic thoroughfare.
(xref: Campbell Blvd thoroughfare-Grants and Planning Charettes
Board of Zoning Appeals:
James M. Poling v City of Columbia Board of Zoning Appeals)
This discarded bulky item has been in this position for months...
having passed through multiple
City of Columbia Public Works Department
scheduled "Bulky Pickup" days.
The Property Maintenance Inspector of the City of Columbia lives on a street which
opens onto Riverside Drive on the same block as this discarded bulky item resting
for months on the front lawn of a Riverside Drive residential property.