Plan in the Works to Tear Down the Pump Handle Inn

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- An old motel that's been an eyesore on Rockford’s southwest side for years could finally be coming down.

The Pump Handle Inn, located near the corner of 11th Street and Harrison, could soon be demolished. According to the city, Stenstrom and Clark developers want to buy the dilapidated building and tear it down for future development. The city condemned the motel in 2009 after finding a number of code violations. Aldermen on the planning and development committee will hear more on the plans at their meeting tomorrow.


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