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Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union Rd. in Spring Valley, shows signs of disrepair and lack of maintenance, with gutters that are falling down, seen at top right. (April 12, 2013.)

Avon Gardens tenants face relocation in Spring Valley

Residents of Avon Gardens are facing relocation as the rent-controlled property waits to be knocked down to make way for new construction in Spring Valley. Tenants may have to move to Cadillac Manor apartments or other nearby apartment complexes in Spring Valley.

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union Rd. in Spring Valley, shows signs of disrepair and lack of maintenance, with gutters that are falling down, seen at top right. (April 12, 2013.)

Victor Garcia, who lives in Avon Gardens apartments
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Victor Garcia, who lives in Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley, talks about the complex, which faces demolition starting in June. He and other neighbors have lived and raised their kids there for more than 25 years. (April 8, 2013)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union Rd. in Spring Valley, shows signs of disrepair and lack of upkeep, with gutters that are falling down, seen at top right, and tire tracks and litter in the grass, bottom right. (April 12, 2013.)

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Victor Garcia, who lives in Avon Gardens apartments
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Victor Garcia, who lives in Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley, talks about the complex with neighbors. The complex will be demolished, starting in June. Garcia and his neighbors have lived and raised their kids here for more than 25 years. (April 8, 2013)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union Rd. in Spring Valley, shows signs of disrepair and lack of upkeep. (April 12, 2013.)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley, which face
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley, which face demolition starting in June. (April 8, 2013)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex at 151 Union Rd. in Spring Valley, shows signs of disrepair and lack of upkeep, including litter and tire tracks in the grass. (April 12, 2013.)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex lat 151 Union
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens, an apartment complex lat 151 Union Rd. in Spring Valley, shows signs of disrepair and lack of upkeep. (April 12, 2013.)

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Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. (April 8, 2013)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Cadillac Manor apartments in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

A patio at Cadillac Manor apartments is in
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

A patio at Cadillac Manor apartments is in need of repair in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main St. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Entrances show signs of wear and tear at
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Entrances show signs of wear and tear at Imperial Gardens apartments, at 175 N. Main St. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

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Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main St. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main St. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Imperial Gardens apartments are at 175 N. Main St. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Cadillac Manor apartments (pictured) in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Cadillac Manor apartments (pictured) in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

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Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Meadow Lane apartments (pictured) in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Meadow Lane apartments (pictured) in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Meadow Lane apartments (pictured) in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley face demolition starting in June. Tenants facing relocation may have to move to Meadow Lane apartments (pictured) in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Victor Garcia, who lives in Avon Gardens apartments
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Victor Garcia, who lives in Avon Gardens apartments in Spring Valley, eventually will lose his home to demolition, which is slated to start in June. He and his neighbors have lived and raised their kids there for more than 25 years. (April 8, 2013)

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Ramapo Gardens apartments are at 112 W. Eckerson
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Ramapo Gardens apartments are at 112 W. Eckerson Rd. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Ramapo Gardens apartments are located at 112 W.
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Ramapo Gardens apartments are located at 112 W. Eckerson Rd. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Ramapo Gardens apartments are at 112 W. Eckerson
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Ramapo Gardens apartments are at 112 W. Eckerson Rd. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

Flagler apartments are at 45 S. Madison Ave.
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Flagler apartments are at 45 S. Madison Ave. in Spring Valley. (April 10, 2013)

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