Is there a new building going up on the west side?
For years,there was an abandoned car wash situated at the southwest corner of the intersection of Venice Road and Tiffin Avenue. About a month ago, the old car wash building, which had held up pretty well over the years, was stripped away. Crews appeared to be recyling the building material as workers dismantled the building.
The Register's business reporter, Melissa Topey, has been working to track down an answer to what, if anything, the property owner intends to build. She has left several messages for the city's chief planner, Carrie Handy, seeking information, but Handy has not returned the calls. Generally, if a property owner intends to build or make major structural changes to a property, they are required to submit plans to the city. Topey intends to obtain that information from the city, or visit the site, and will be reporting what she learns shortly.
Sorry we don't have an answer now, but check back. We'll get it soon.