Quackenbush buildings deemed unsafe by state

HERKIMER — The H.M. Quackenbush buildings on North Prospect and North Main streets are unsafe and not to be occupied, according to an order that has been posted in several places on the structures.

The order, signed by Whitney Russell, assistant director of the inspection unit of the New York State Department of State Division of Buildings and Codes, states the buildings are in violation of the Uniform Code in that there are unsecured doors, openings and windows, accumulations of combustible materials inside and overgrown weeds around the building. Posters with the letter “X” appear near the notices with “NYS DOS 4/2/2018? printed on the borders of the signs…

Observer Dispatch