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90-Year-Old San Diego House Is Uprooted for a New Life

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Home owner Anne Wilson, left in jacket and jeans, asks for the house number as workers remove her old home for recycling and resale in San Diego, Calif. on March 28, 2016.Mike Blake / Reuters

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An 800-square-foot house, built in 1925, was moved from San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood to its new home in South Bay.

A worker prepares an old home to be moved, recycled and resold in San Diego on March 28, 2016.Mike Blake / Reuters

The owner of the house, Anne Wilson, wanted to demolish the property so she could build a new home. But local entrepreneur Garnell Fitz-Henley, who specializes in saving homes from demolition, proposed to salvage it. Fitz-Henley, his contractor and a crew helped find the building a new physical home.

Workers remove the house from its old neighborhood on March 28.Mike Blake / Reuters

Currently the property is at a storage facility in Otay Mesa and will eventually be put on a lot in San Ysidro.

The house makes a turn on a city street as it makes its way to a temporary storage facility.Mike Blake / Reuters

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