Driving home recently I spotted the demolition of the storefront building on the NW corner of Jefferson & Ann (map), I stopped to snap a picture and went on. ? It’s just another old vacant building, what’s the problem? The problem I have is we have absolutely nothing in place...
For decades a handsome 3-story building stood over the SE corner of Cherokee & Texas (map). The building served as home to the Empire Sandwich Shop. By 2005 the Empire was closed. The building’s owners, unable to sell the property... Read Post
Yesterday I posted about the design problems at the vacant Foodland grocery store and adjacent parcels on the NW corner of Jefferson & Lafayette. The problems are numerous, but most boil down to a lack of planning for the circulatio... Read Post
In November 2011 I posted about a Saturday in Fox Park, the city park in the neighborhood of the same name. At that time a storefront building just across California Ave from the park (map) was vacant, boarded up, and for sale. Neig... Read Post