Feb
19

Growth Stalled as Five Points Lot Sits Undeveloped

By
– Free Times

This April will mark three years since local developers Stan Harpe and Ron Swinson plunked down about $4 million to buy a tract of land in the heart of Five Points, a key downtown district that caters to USC students as well as residents in such neighboring areas as Shandon, Wales Garden and University Hill.

Once home to the auto shop Kenny’s, the building and its surface parking lot have long since been demolished and the land sits flat and empty across Devine Street from such iconic Five Points businesses as the Blossom Shop and Goatfeathers. Bordered by Devine and Blossom streets, the only signal of what might be coming at the location is an architect’s rendering of a Walgreens.

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