Tell Us: What Store Do You Want To See In The Former Borders Building?

The bookstore has been closed for more than a year. What do you want to see take its place?

The Mentor Borders bookstore after its parent company filed for bankruptcy.

Since then, the 22,000-square-foot building has remained empty despite a good location as a cornerstone store in a major shopping plaza on Mentor Avenue.

We want to know — what would you like to see in the space? Another book store? Something completely different?

Tell us in the comments section below.

kelly bencivenni April 07, 2012 at 03:09 AM
i would love to have a Trader Joe's or Whole Foods on this side of town. I would much rather spend money in these types of stores, than spend money on gas getting to them in Cuyahoga County.
Joe Strailey April 07, 2012 at 02:46 PM
Whole Foods or Trade Joe's would be fantastic. ESPN Zone would be amazing as well. (Not sure how many ESPN Zone's are even left, but the one I visited was a sports fans dream come true)
SharEd April 07, 2012 at 03:03 PM
Mentor Schools have wonderful music programs. How about a big box music store like Guitar Center or Sam Ash Music? Right now the closest big music stores are in Lyndhurst!
Sean Blake April 07, 2012 at 04:27 PM
Micro Center. The one in Mayfield Hts. is fantastic. I do not think that they would be interested in opening a second store so close. I suggested the Boarders location to the store manager. But then I drove all the way to Mayfield Hts. Why would they need to open in Mentor?
Irene April 07, 2012 at 08:57 PM
Trader Joe's or Whole Foods!


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