Along New Britain Road, tucked in a plaza less than a mile from the
Berlin-New Britain line lies an open vacancy sitting and waiting to be
filled. What would you do to make this location thrive again.
When we asked before, we got frozen yogurt as an answer. But what else could this spot provide?
Let's call this a
modern spin on community planning - Patch's version of a charette, a
digital drawing board where all ideas are on the table.
Each week we'll present a new vacant building and ask you to tell us
what you think would be the best use. Forget what zone it's in,
ignore setback regulations, dump lot coverage rules and all the
other zoning jargon that puts people most to sleep. If you had your
way, what would you like to see there? What would be the best use
for the community?
This week's location comes courtesy of the now
vacant Vandrilla Floor Covering site off New Britain Road. The location
is vacant, ready for a tenant to move in and open to new ideas.
storefront lies next to the dry cleaning location and although many in
town may have their own washer and dryer, it sits in a well traveled
area. With the right business and a little planning, there is great
chance that the site could once again see a tremendous level of success.
So today, we are turning to our readers to spark a little
conversation and tell us, what's the best way to rebuild the location?
If you believe it's to take the building down and start over, forget zoning regulations and give us your best take.
TELL US: How would you fill the space at the former Vandilla Floor Covering?
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