Coffee Shop to Replace Razed Historic Building in Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A historic building that dates back to 1914 has been torn down to make way for a new coffee shop in Rapid City.
The Rapid City Journal reports that demolition crews recently reduced the building to a pile of splintered wood, shattered glass, insulation and other debris.
Property owner Arlene Ham declined to release other details for the redevelopment. She said the potential renters want to wait to make an announcement concerning the property's future.
The Rapid City Common Council on May 16 approved a request by Ham Investments, LLC to change the property's zoning from Central Business District to General Commercial.
Council minutes show the owners requested the zoning change because they plan to add a drive-through lane for the coffee shop.
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