Let's call this a modern spin on community planning - Patch's version of a charette, a digital drawing board where all ideas are on the table.
Each week we'll present a new vacant building and ask you to tell us what you think would be the best use. Forget what zone it's in, ignore setback regulations, dump lot coverage rules and all the other zoning jargon that puts people most to sleep. If you had your way, what would you like to see there? What would be the best use for the community?
Approaching the Plainville town line on Route 10, right near the end of Queen Street, there lies a store across from the that remains vacant.
The plaza serves host to a former mixed martial arts studio and the empty storefront lies between and . It's a center for body and beauty and a similar type of store may find success there.
The town already has a couple massage parlors, but could this be the location that helps one really break through. Or would a day spa be a better fit? How about a tattoo parlor?
Is beauty and body even the right business? What else might be a good fit? We want to know your thoughts.