What should move into this Sewickley storefront?
Vacant buildings and unused storefronts can be an opportunity and you don't have to be a commercial developer or city planner to have the next great idea. The storefront at the corner of Beaver and Broad streets, formerly the pink & blue boutique, is located in a high-traffic, visible spot, making the possibilities endless. A vinyl record shop? A bike shop? Maybe a computer cafe? We want to know: If you had your pick, what business would move into this property? Share your thoughts and ideas. What's your vision for this vacancy? Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
What would you like to see in the former Sewickley Country Inn location?
Film star Tom Cruise's movie shoot for the action film "One Shot" is some of the biggest action the Sewickley County Inn has seen in awhile. MCM Ventures Ltd proposed razing the Country Inn, which sits on a four-acre site, and replacing the former hotel and restaurant with two office buildings along the Route 65 portion, and 14 single-family homes along the Thorn Street side. But the deteriorating property along busy Ohio River Boulevard (Route 65) in Sewickley has remained tied up in litigation since 2009 over a zoning variance. Both sides are awaiting a Commonwealth Court ruling from a panel of three judges. The Country Inn was a fixture in the community for about 50 years, serving as a hotel, restaurant and bar, and banquet facility. …