Houses along North Limestone Street, some of which are more than 150 years old, are being bought, renovated and resold. Most were originally owner-occupied homes belonging to both whites and blacks over the years. In recent years, many have been rentals owned by absentee landlords.
Houses along North Limestone Street, some of which are more than 150 years old, are being bought, renovated and resold. Most were originally owner-occupied homes belonging to both whites and blacks over the years. In recent years, many have been rentals owned by absentee landlords. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Houses along North Limestone Street, some of which are more than 150 years old, are being bought, renovated and resold. Most were originally owner-occupied homes belonging to both whites and blacks over the years. In recent years, many have been rentals owned by absentee landlords. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.