Clockwise from top left, the historic Emily J. Woodell, Lizzie O. Watson, Russ-Sawyer and John B. Burwell houses are dilapidated state-owned homes on North Person Street in Raleigh. The state has found buyers for the homes, but a dispute over the parking lot at the adjacent Murphey School apartments is holding up the sales.
Clockwise from top left, the historic Emily J. Woodell, Lizzie O. Watson, Russ-Sawyer and John B. Burwell houses are dilapidated state-owned homes on North Person Street in Raleigh. The state has found buyers for the homes, but a dispute over the parking lot at the adjacent Murphey School apartments is holding up the sales. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Clockwise from top left, the historic Emily J. Woodell, Lizzie O. Watson, Russ-Sawyer and John B. Burwell houses are dilapidated state-owned homes on North Person Street in Raleigh. The state has found buyers for the homes, but a dispute over the parking lot at the adjacent Murphey School apartments is holding up the sales. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

Parking lot negotiations stall sale of Raleigh’s historic Person Street homes

January 24, 2017 4:25 PM

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