All Posts in Category Historical Interest

Renovation of Downtown Commercial Space

Back in the early 2000’s, the space located at 40 East Market Street (now home to Rams Head) was a boarded up eyesore in a prime downtown location.  It had once been home to Rubensteins, which had moved down the street to a larger facility with more parking.  Zukin Realty, Inc purchased the property and…

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History of 119 East Gay Street

The buildings at 115-119 East Gay Street were owned by the Smith Family since the civil war. Ron Smith was a realtor and Ashton Smith was owner/director of a funeral home and the building was used as a funeral parlor and furniture store.  Ashton’s grandfather was a hard working furniture maker who built coffins for…

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Historical Finds During Building Renovations

Renovating historic buildings can be a challenge, but they offer a glimpse back in time. As we started renovations at 136 East Gay Street in preparation for the expansion of the iPasta restaurant, our construction crew started to notice coins in the dust and debris that came down with the plaster. First one, then another,…

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Compare Properties

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