Lawson’s Hot Dog House Building Condemned

In Covington, building officials have condemned 115 N. Maple Ave., also known as Lawson’s Hot Dog House.
The City’s Building Official encountered a property that had structural failure, such that the back
portion of the building gave way.There were no injuries associated with this structural failure, nor are any residents displaced. Coordination efforts were also initiated with the Department of Public Works to secure the area as well as the areas energy service providers to shut off gas, electric and water service; to prevent
further damage to the building. There was not an existing active case open relating to code compliance.
A structural engineer is slated to assess the property Friday.