The Lens: Blighted Lower Garden District building owned by cop with two homestead exemptions Posted by Robert Morris at 10:19 pm blight and demolition, city government Jun 082011 The dilapidated structure at 1026 Melpomene is now scheduled for sheriff’s sale due to the persistence of neighbors in pursuing it with the city, according to an article by Karen Gadbois of The Lens. Tweet Share 0 Reddit +1 Pocket LinkedIn 0 Michael DeGeorge This is not a victory just yet. Just because we have been promised a sheriff’s sale does not mean it will actually happen. We have seen other auctions in our area stopped with no reason and the properties still sit blighted. Stay Tuned for hopefully a positive final resolution.