The Dula loved ones has had the making given that the late 1940’s.
IRMO, S.C. — A extended-time fixture on Lake Murray Blvd. in Irmo is about to go absent.
What the moment was a furnishings keep is now an growing older setting up that quite a few consider is an eyesore.
We spoke with the building’s owner about its demolition and new programs for the long term.
“Irmo’s been wanting anything carried out for a extended time, I’ve been wanting it carried out additional than they have,” suggests Ron Dula. The creating has been in his loved ones for in excess of 70 years.
“My father begun a furnishings retail store when he obtained out of the military and worked up right up until about 1974. Then he retired, then we just rented it out to numerous things all the way up until now,” Dula tells Avenue Squad.
Ron’s father said in a 1990 newspaper post that in the early days, the roads were unpaved apart from for the primary highway operating to the Lake Murray dam.
“I was in in this article about 10 or 12 decades back tearing off some stuff looking to see if I could renovate it or not and by the front door I observed where someone experienced signed their title and they had published 1929 on it,” which is how Ron understood for certain when it was built. “And it was done as a different common keep to services Lake Murray Dam when they started construction up there. There have been only a couple of properties right here at the time.”
Upcoming week, the building is established to be demolished and a new Dominos Pizza will be designed.
“It’s not likely to be like some of their free of charge-standing, all glass, crimson, white and blue properties,” Dula describes, “this factor we experienced custom designed by architect firm Brian Gaddis in Charlotte, and it appears to be like an aged craftsman model train station.”
This will be a tribute to Irmo’s background as a prepare refueling halt.
We will keep on to update the tale as progress is produced.