York Pa. building reuse: You can’t tell the value of a building by the way it looks

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Interesting how this works: A building that looks like a warehouse – it was a warehouse – can win awards, serve as a hub for entrepreneurship, create jobs as an incubator and offer a place for young people to achieve. That’s the value of rehabbing old buildings. Now the question: Can you locate this old York, Pa., building? What was its use for most of its life? Answer. Also of interest: Check out these quizzes and (fun) tests.

Check out these 6 additional photo quizzes! (If the photos don’t load, click on the dates).

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History Mystery: This #YorkPa church sanctuary has been vacant for more than 25 years. But this photo suggests how…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Monday, October 5, 2015

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History Mystery: We’re outside #YorkCountyPa’s borders here, but many residents have enjoyed a cup of Joe at this…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, October 4, 2015

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History Mystery: Ah, Cherry Lane in #YorkPa from an upper room at the former Zakies/Sonic Garage building. So, we’ll…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Saturday, October 3, 2015

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History Mystery: This old lunch counter sits awaiting its future in an old #YorkCountyPa 5 & dime that faces…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Saturday, October 3, 2015

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History Mystery: These #YorkPa buildings were useful, but not historic. That’s why they came down with little notice in…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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History Mystery: A soaring atrium in this #YorkCountyPa high school makes quite an impression. Over the years, county…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Monday, October 5, 2015

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Guest Facebook post: An unusual event downtown, Farm to City Dinner.

Dinner for 200 on Beaver St.

Posted by Brenda Neff on Sunday, October 4, 2015

About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.

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