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What Should Go Here? Old Maud Baker Building

Do you have ideas about what kind of business or enterprise would work in the building where Maud Baker Florist used to operate?

Maud Baker Florist operated for years out of a building on Church Street, near the Commerce Drive intersection.

The business moved to 385 N Clarendon Ave. in Scottdale, leaving the Church Street busines empty.

What would you like to see operating out of the building now? Remember, it doesn't have to be a retail business -- doesn't have to be a business at all.

About this column: Every week or so, we'll post a picture of a vacant store or lot in Decatur and Avondale Estates. You can tell us what you think should replace the empty space. Know of an empty building we should highlight? E-mail ralph.ellis@patch.com.

Here are some previous articles that asked, What Should Go Here?

The old Thumbs Up Diner in Avondale Estates.

Decatur First Bank building on Commerce.

Avondale Villa Apartments just outside the city limits.

Liquidation Outlet Store on East College Avenue.

Former car repair place at 506 E. Howard Ave.

Old convenience store in the 800 Block of Columbia Drive.

Ralph Ellis October 23, 2012 at 02:16 PM
Seems like this building would make a good bakery/restaurant. Any other ideas?
FM Fats October 23, 2012 at 02:50 PM
A florist.
Ralph Ellis October 23, 2012 at 03:10 PM
Fats, I'd call that thinking inside the box.
Lollykins October 23, 2012 at 08:26 PM
i wish Jenny from Souper Jenny/Cafe Jonah in Buckhead would expand to this locale. it would be awesome!
Jim Bobber October 24, 2012 at 01:45 PM
Looks like it would make a nice house.

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