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For someday subdivision, city accepts an alley plus land


Grand Alley in Electric City will one day become Grand Avenue, at least about 1,200 feet of it.

The city council accepted a quitclaim deed Aug. 13 giving it a 15-foot strip of land along its present Grand Alley, allowing someday for a full width street. The city already has a 45-foot right-of-way through the alley.

The 15-foot strip of land was left over from a surveying problem when developers put in housing on an 80-acre piece of land they purchased from homesteader Dover Perry. The three developers, John R. Whitelaw, A.J. Gerard and Bill Brashears, known as A. B. J. Company, Inc., are th...

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