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What Should Move in Here? Some Plants are Still Growing There

Tell Patch readers what you'd like to see in this empty location formerly occupied by Eureka Nursery & Landscaping Company in Eureka.

This property, formerly operated as Eureka Nursery & Landscaping Company at 1421 W. 5th Street in Eureka, has been offered for sale for quite some time by Lechner Realty.

The building had retail space, plus greenhouses.

Lechner Realty's website shows it offered along with a second parcel at 557 Abby Lane, for a total of 2.29 acres. It is zoned for commercial use. The Walmart Supercenter is within 0.4 mile, and Six Flags St. Louis is 0.7 mile from it.

The asking price is $8.52 per square foot, for a sale price of $850,000.

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What type of business would you envision there?

Cheryl Sheehy February 01, 2013 at 05:59 AM
Knock all of it down from jimmy johns, including the hotel to the other few for sale and put in a target and other shopable stores so we can start putting our tax dollars into eureka instead of every other county. You can only shop walmart so much! A Home Depot or lowes would be great, gordmans.....
Cheryl Sheehy February 01, 2013 at 06:01 AM
That sounds awesome!
Julie Brown Patton February 01, 2013 at 06:19 PM
Well, Cheryl, we did lose a nearby Gordmans when it moved out of Ellisville. I miss it every time I still receive the direct mailers about sales. There is one in Fenton at the Gravois Bluffs area, but it would be nice to have their merchandise selection in Eureka!
Cheryl Sheehy February 01, 2013 at 06:38 PM
Julie, I hear you. We need more *NOW* store and shops not only because eureka is growing by leaps and bounds in families. But we also need the tax monies. I know know I go out of county to shop all the time and they get my taxes. I would for eureka to get my tax dollars. There are so many empty buildings here and even one partially built... still.
Doris February 02, 2013 at 03:01 PM
We do not need another big box store along 5th street, but a Captain D's or Pasta House would fill two large gaps in the Eureka dining experience.

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