Ariel Castro, Seymour Avenue home: Spectators get last glances before Wednesday's demolition

CLEVELAND - Police closed Seymour Avenue to traffic Tuesday afternoon. Crews spent the day cleaning out the home of Ariel Castro because it is scheduled to be demolished Wednesday morning.

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People walked up and down the street all day and night Tuesday stopping to look and take pictures of the house where Castro held three women Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and  Michelle Knight captive for more than a decade. Workers tossed exercise equipment, clothes and household items into a blue dumpster outside of the two story,

Jon Anderson has lived on Cleveland's near west side for 25 years. He was one of the dozens who stopped outside of 2207 Seymour Avenue on Tuesday.

The house, the street, the story of the three women has captivated people around the world.

"People from all around the world have been over here. I've been living in this neighborhood 25 years and walked past this house i don't know how many times, it's amazing. It's amazing," said Anderson.

Colleen Lender drove to Cleveland from Lorain County Tuesday.

"I am intrigued, I am amazed at the story of the Seymour survivors," Lender said.

Castro pleaded guilty to hundreds of charges and was sentenced last week to life in prison without parole.

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