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Fill The Spot: 281 State Street

Most recently, this held Connecticut Premium Scooters. What would you like to see in this space?

Today we're starting a new series, which we will post every Saturday at noon. We'll take a few photos of a vacant property in New London, find out some information on it, and ask what you'd like to see "fill the spot."

This week, we're taking a look at a property on State Street, one of downtown New London's "main streets" and sadly one that could use a lot more in the way of businesses. This property is listed as 281 State Street, the same address as the . The street-level storefronts of this property are currently vacant, including one that most recently held .

The property is listed by , which says that one storefront is a dividable 2,400 square feet while the other is 800 square feet. The lease is $12 per square foot plus utilities, and the listing touts the property's proximity to amenities such as the and . Whoever moves in would also be right next door to the do-it-yourself .

What do you think would be the perfect business to fill this spot? Let us know in the comments.

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Sara Florek February 06, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Oh Art Supplies! That would be TERRIFIC downtown! :)
Sara Florek February 06, 2012 at 02:20 AM
It was AWESOME when Lee's Toy & Hobby was downtown. My kiddo thinks Sarge's is the "Toy Store" and I can see that and respect that. Sarge's 4-eva. But a real toy store. Even just for the holiday's.
Sara Florek February 06, 2012 at 02:24 AM
The kind of place that offers Baby Does Disco on a Friday night. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_Loves_Disco
Doc Halliday February 22, 2012 at 12:27 PM
A General Store. How about a Dollar General.
Stephen Hallquist March 17, 2012 at 09:30 PM
Just try to find one that is qualified in municipal law. They're few and far between.

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