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Work To Renovate Footer Dye Works Underway

September 17th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Work to renovate the Footer Dye Works building is now officially underway. The renovation is expected to cost approximately $7 million which will be funded by developer Michael Joy of Washington D.C.  along with state funds of more than $1.1 million. Joy is the owner of Footer Building Development, LLC. And his plans include renovating the historic site into a mixed use building, containing a restaurant and brew pub on the first floor with offices and apartments on the upper floors.  Canal Place executive director Dee Dee Ritchie says the initial work will focus on the roof of the aging structure, but a time table for completing that phase of the project is difficult to project…

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