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
There's a saying in some old neighborhoods "a vacant building never hurt anyone, it's the occupied ones that you have to watch out for!" It's true that a building can't do much by itself. Unfortunately, vacant buildings do cause pro... 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