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POLL: Pick the Best Option for DuBois Property

Patch's "Visions for Vacancies" asks for reader input on vacant commercial properties

Earlier this week we asked you what you think would be the for the vacant former DuBois Book Store property on South Lincoln Street.

We received lots of interesting suggestions, which you can vote on in the poll below.

The property has been vacant since in June 2011.

Paul Myers April 22, 2012 at 12:35 PM
A year round produce, farmer's market-type, store with an aqauponics mini-farm on one entire floor. This would also be a training farm tied into the university and the local schools. A self sustaining, hands-on lab for the science and business disciplines as well as a point of contact for local real food. A full kitchen for food prep and processing.
Bob McGhee April 22, 2012 at 06:50 PM
I want the bookstore back!
Been There April 22, 2012 at 07:13 PM
what about low-cost housing for seniors? It is right across the street from Kentway, on a bus line, close to downtown and drugstores. Kent is in sorry need for this.
Rebecca Hohenberger April 23, 2012 at 03:07 PM
I love the idea of a year-round farmer's market, but if not possible, parking! there is NEVER enough parking!
Sally Burnell April 27, 2012 at 04:15 PM
We are STILL looking for a site for which to relocate the historic Wells-Sherman House! Wouldn't this make a lovely place for it? We have some interesting ideas regarding a creative reuse for it, too, that would fit the University and our city quite well. Please consider it!

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