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Grocer eyes site of former auto dealer in Friendship |

Grocer eyes site of former auto dealer in Friendship

| Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:00 p.m

he Aldi grocery chain is seeking permission to build a store at the site of the former Day automotive dealership on Baum Boulevard in the city’s Friendship neighborhood.

The chain is scheduled to present its development plan at the Dec. 2 meeting of the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. Documents show that the project would include three levels of interior parking. The size of the grocery store was not available. The project would make use of buildings at the corner of Baum and Roupe Avenue.

Earlier this year, John Odell of Warner Pacific Properties Inc., the project developer, said the development would “reuse the property in a manner consistent with both the Baum-Centre Initiative’s development strategy and the building’s historic uses.”

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