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Read Drugstore’s exterior walls to be preserved

Hoping to avoid further delay in the redevelopment of downtown’s Superblock because of controversy over a landmark, Lexington Square Partners LLC has agreed to preserve two exterior walls of the former Read’s Drug Store in honor of a 1955 civil ...

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After protest, board rejects Superblock plan

An advisory board to the city’s Department of Planning Thursday rejected an elaborate design for the Superblock after local residents and officials protested the demolition of a drug store that was the scene of a civil rights-era sit-in. Members of ...

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