Rochester Hills MI, how this wonderful chimney etc

Homeowner bought this and neighbor said about 1 year before he bought it, previous owner tore down chimney and slapped this up. Previous chim-chim was leaning, deteriorating etc neighbor said. This new one is approx. 30’ tall, Exterior of block walls were never even parged, no protection to keep water out, see efflorescence on exterior blocks.

To the left of chimney previous owner built a longer porch over previous twink porch