New location list: Roanoke, 1920-2005

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Re: New location list: Roanoke, 1920-2005

Post by Andrew T. » 10 Dec 2016 00:15

Ah, Roanoke. The city I came close to moving to eight years ago. What might have been, I never will know.

1319 Grandlin SW is kind of interesting: First a 1940s Kroger (lasting until the 1970s!), then a Thriftway, and now the home of the Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op. The building hasn't been modified too badly, and it still has visible side buttresses and a barrel roof.
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