Reblogging from Robin Writes. This is a shame. Wish I could help.
By now, you all have heard about the situation facing The Book House: eviction, closure, moving. If you haven’t, here’s a recap:
We first heard that an out-of-state developer was purchasing the property and planning to put in a new storage facility; this would mean The Book House would be torn down and would be forced to close or move. As it turned out, the sale had not gone through – it was supposed to close last week.
A petition was launched to try to save this iconic bookstore, and the building in which it’s housed, an historic 150-year-old Victorian home. To date, there are over 1500 signatures.
This won’t stop any action on the part of the developer, the seller, or the city, but it does show Rock Hill how we all feel about this potential disaster: every time someone signs the petition, the mayor, the aldermen, the city…
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