Now is the time and this is the place! Start the business you've always dreamed of...OR move your existing business to the incredible town of Florence with popular restaurants, shops, galleries and brewery. You can't beat this Main St. location (aka State Hwy 115). Large open warehouse space, garage doors/loading areas at front and back, retail space with counter at entrance with large windows, nearby room now used for tourist information, bathroom, possible living space could be created in lofted area now used for storage. Ample parking in front. Purchase includes small lot next to the building just waiting for your ideas. In the Central Business District across from the renovated Rialto Theater, close to dozens of shops. Not far from the Arkansas river, Royal Gorge and world class hiking, climbing, rafting, kayaking and fishing. Take advantage of the City's HUBZone and Opportunity Zone status that comes with tax & investment benefits. Florence is a National Historic District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- County: Fremont
- Zoning: CHB – Central Historic Business District
- Latitude: 38.390578
- Longitude: -105.119819
- Building Total Area Sq. Ft.: 7,532
- Lot Area in Sq. Ft.: 10,500
- Lot Size in Acres: 0.241
- Status: Active
- Tax Amount: $4,901
- Property Type: COM
- Property SubType: Retail
LIBERTY MOTOR COMPANY
Constructed 1922 - Builder: N. Saleh
Mr. Saleh built this 50' by 140' brick building in 1922 using workers on a "work for a day's pay" basis. The Liberty Motor Company was the first occupant. The Quinley Auto Company was here from 1925-1930. The Gold Belt Auto Company, a Willys dealer, was listed until 1937.
Gus Vendetti, Sr. founded Vendetti Chevrolet and moved to this location in 1937. During WWII when there were no new cars available he got cars from wrecking yards and rebuilt them to sell. Case tractors were also sold during the war. By 1966 the Vendetti dealership closed in 2005.
In 2005 the property was bought by Frances Gail Kostelny for the Fremont Bus Service which closed after siz months. The property was purchased by Manna House and closed in 2011.
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