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One brochure showed a ground floor with payment registers, a clothing retail area, a fitting room, a bridal area, men’s and women’s restrooms, and stairs to the basement. The second-floor mezzanine, meanwhile, included more registers, a restaurant, bar, bakery, flower shop, children’s area, and a combined living room, library and office area, according to the drawings.

But things are changing, and so is the future of the building, Ellis said.

“We’ve all had a good year, and the end of this year probably looks different than any of us pictured on December 31 of last year – not that any of us know to. what to expect for 2021, “he wrote in his email. “Anthem Stories has not been immune to the surprises and changes of the year, and we are thrilled to open our restored venue to the public with a new vision.

“Retail will not be in the foreground, although it can be part of some community engagement. nights. There are different scenarios.

He said all 30 Stratton Loft apartments on levels three to five are fully occupied. He said he created three more units than originally planned.

“We’ve gone beyond our original intention and plan. It’s on another level,” Ellis said. lists a 680 square foot, one bedroom, one bathroom apartment for rent for $ 1,650 per month.