On May 14, 2015, for the 35th anniversary of the May 17, 1980, McDuffie riots, Howard Katzen (left), S. Ronald Pallot and Norton Pallot — family members who owned Norton Tire Co. — returned to the site of their Brownsville headquarters. The vacant lot was never rebuilt after rioters burned down their facility on the southwest corner of 54th Street and Northwest 27th Avenue. The photo in hand shows the destroyed building.
On May 14, 2015, for the 35th anniversary of the May 17, 1980, McDuffie riots, Howard Katzen (left), S. Ronald Pallot and Norton Pallot — family members who owned Norton Tire Co. — returned to the site of their Brownsville headquarters. The vacant lot was never rebuilt after rioters burned down their facility on the southwest corner of 54th Street and Northwest 27th Avenue. The photo in hand shows the destroyed building. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff
On May 14, 2015, for the 35th anniversary of the May 17, 1980, McDuffie riots, Howard Katzen (left), S. Ronald Pallot and Norton Pallot — family members who owned Norton Tire Co. — returned to the site of their Brownsville headquarters. The vacant lot was never rebuilt after rioters burned down their facility on the southwest corner of 54th Street and Northwest 27th Avenue. The photo in hand shows the destroyed building. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff

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