Last week I drove by to have this scene. Is it being upgraded? I don't think they'd go through all this trouble if it was to be demolished. So I'm curious what will happen.
And next door was an ancient looking store, also kind of forgotten. It's one redeeming characteristic was two piles of colorful round ceramic jars on each side of the doorway. I saw it last week, without any doors or a back wall, then they nailed plywood all across the face of it. I will go back and take some photos of the mural that's being painted on it!
Update will be on When I was 69 blog. (coming Mon. June 13)