Tuesday, August 21, 2012


Have you notice the changes taking place Historic Downtown Lewisburg?
In the past 12-18 months many changes have taken place on and around the Lewisburg Courthouse Square.  More changes and improvements are being planned. 
Primitive Blessings Christian Bookstore has opened a Coffee House and is now serving lunch and dinner on Friday evenings.
A local developer has purchased the former "Chinese Restaurant Building" and now has it fully leased. 
Tillis Jewelers has moved to that corner.
Chickee's, Off the Square will be moving to the Square,(next door to Tillis').
John Price Music is moving into two of the small shop spaces on W. Commerce (behind Tillis').
And the apartments upstairs on that corner are rented. 
The former Dance Studio (Nancy Brandon's building on W. Commerce) now houses South Central's Child Care Resource and Referral Service. 
Q's Casa Mexican Restaurant is now open at Second Ave. S and Ewing Street. 
Jim Bingham is reworking the facade of his vacant building and preparing the interior for some future tenant. 
The First Presbyterian Church is involved in a major restoration project. 
Bob and Faris Phillip's vacant lot is being prepared for future improvements. 
Don Wright's building next to the Dixie Theater has been purchased and the new owner plans future facade improvements. 
And others.  More new businesses and improvements are in process or planned.
The O'More College of Design's Studio on the Square returned to Lewisburg for a second summer, and produced free design projects for eight businesss or properties.
The TN Downtowns Program is still in process and "Change is coming to Downtown Lewisburg".
Get involved, become a friend or supporter of the Lewisburg Downtown Alliance.  Meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday, at the Historic First Ave, Building (former Historic Ladies Restroom).