Browsing Archive: January, 2016

ROCK FACADE will be preserved

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Saturday, January 23, 2016, In : Town of Elkin News 

The famous Rock Facade, owned by the Town, was scheduled for demolition, but now the Town of Elkin will create a linear park out of their property and incorporate the facade as a part of the project.

Visit the location on W Main Street, and you'll see the approved plans for the new downtown park.  Project is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2016!
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Smith Phillips property to be developed into Trails & Heritage Visitor Center

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, January 11, 2016, In : Town of Elkin News 
From Tribune article:

Between Christmas and New Year’s holidays, work began on an Elkin downtown property where the former Smith Phillips lumber yard had been located.

Elkin town commissioners voted to approve monies to be spent towards the redevelopment of the property at 257 Standard St. during the 2015-16 fiscal year budgeting process. This phase of construction, about $370,000, will entail selective demolition and items such as asbestos and hazardous materials removal. It also will includ...

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