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What's happening with the former Long John Silver's?

This Herald-Whig archive photo from Sept. 1, 2016 shows the former Long John Silver’s at 30th and Broadway. The building is being demolished. | H-W File Photo
By Herald-Whig
Posted: May. 17, 2017 12:01 am

I see a fence was set up around the Long John Silver's at 30th and Broadway. What's happening?

The building, which has been vacant since Long John Silver's closed in September 2014 after 38 years of operation, is being demolished.

Chuck Bevelheimer, director of planning and development, said he has not heard what will replace the building, but it will be coming down.

The lot is owned by the CVS Corp. of Woonsocket, R.I., which owns and operates the CVS pharmacy. It also owns the former County Market anchor store.

A sign in front of the property offers the anchor space and outparcel for lease.

A spokesman with CVS said it has no announcements to make regarding any new store locations.

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