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Grocery, 2600 Main Street:   8 comments

Posted at 12:23 am in stores

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LoopNet says this building at the corner of North Main & Summerville Avenue was a grocery and dates from the early 1940s. I'm pretty sure it hasn't been a grocery in my memory, but I can't bring to mind anything that it *was* either.

I have to say it's kind of a grim looking building. Perhaps it would look more cheerful with fresh paint, but I don't think so.

Written by ted on December 20th, 2013

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts / Greater Columbia Funeral Services, 2548 Main Street: 2000s   17 comments

Posted at 1:36 am in business

I noticed this vacant funeral home driving down Main Street near River Drive the other day. I could weed the pictures down further, but I like the clouds in the long shots too much to lose them.

You can still see the label-scar for the business name on the front of the building, and on the turned-inside-out roadside sign if you look closely enough. I had no doubts what the building was even before seeing them however as the design is pretty unequivocal. That's not to say it's generic -- I really like the sharp points and slopes of the roof-line. The online property data says it was built in 1960, which I have no problem believing, and LoopNet says it sits on a 1 acre lot, which I would not have guessed.

Written by ted on November 30th, 2011

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Terlizzi Home Improvements, 2600 Main Street: 2009   1 comment

Posted at 1:12 am in business

This venerable building is on Main Street at the intersection with Summerville Avenue and River Drive. This property valuation says that it was built in 1930, and I can believe that. The side view is fairly nondescript, but the angled entrance gives it character, and does hark back to that time. The last tenant, Terlizzi Home Improvements is in the Feb 2008-Feb 2009 phonebook, but not this year's, so I'm saying they closed in 2009. I don't know anything about Terlizzi except that every time I see the name, I can't help but think

The boys are back in town!

Written by ted on November 19th, 2010

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