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RFP Developed For Footer Dye Works Building

April 18th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

An RFP has been developed for the Footer Dye Works building- with the hope being that the historic structure can be utilized in a way that would serve as the anchor to revitalizing Canal Place. The developer of the proposed restaurant pad at Canal Place still has control over the pad- Parcel B contains two parts — the pad and the Footer building. Cumberland Wineow Street Tract B LLC, the developer of the pad on the south side of Footer Dye Works, will maintain control until August 2013. The lease for that parcel was split last year. The developer had been actively working to find an interested party for a restaurant or some other venture. The rfp is for rehabilitating and restoring the Footer Dye Works building.  Andy Vick, chairman of the Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority, told WCBC News that the Footer building is a key for the fiscal stability and economic impact of Canal Place- and that remains a challenge for the Authority…





One Response to “RFP Developed For Footer Dye Works Building”

  1. May 15, 2012 at 6:13 pm, Robert Taylor said:

    My wife and I are very excited to learn that there is still an opportunity to revitalize and preserve the Footer Dye Works building. My wife is the Great Gradndaughter of Thomas Footer and of course would love nothing better than to see the building renovated. We had the privilege to visit Cumberland several years ago, before they tore the sawtooth buildings down. Hopefully the last remaing building can be saved.

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