Valdosta, Georgia - August 12, 2011
The Historic Preservation Commission has approved the demolition of 601 and 603 North Oak Street.
Officials say the lots will be rebuilt to make way for a parking lot for the Boys and Girls Club of Valdosta.
"They are worth something to us," says Timothy Kelly, who lives a few doors down. "They give us purpose of our history, of our background, of where we came from. The people that have been here and I just highly believe they should stay and not be torn down."
Officials say the homes have extensive termite damage which would make it difficult to relocate them.
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