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Old Posted Jun 16, 2009, 4:13 AM
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Originally Posted by VivaLFuego View Post
And great that is was just landmarked, but unfortunately the dump of a vacant useless theater next door was landmarked too, presumably to grace the neighborhood with blight for years to come due to there being no viable economic re-use. Check out the nice quaint 3 story building where the shitbox Michael's North restaurant is now, too. Between that and the theater, what a prime redevelopment site...
^ You don't like Michael's North? My God, they make the best omelettes!
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