Beatrice Daily Sun Article by Scott Koperski February 20, 2020
A downtown Beatrice building that seemed destined for demolition before undergoing an extensive renovation has caught the eye of elected officials.
Congressman Adrian Smith toured Beatrice’s Mercantile Building at 301 Court St. on Thursday morning as part of a trip through the area.
And while Smith didn’t have a beer during his tour of the building, which is anchored by Stone Hollow Brewing, he did get an inside look at one of the biggest success stories from the area when it comes to putting an old building to use.
“It’s great to see this historic preservation and it’s also convergent to a newly rejuvenated space that generates some economic growth,” he said. “It’s great for the community and everyone involved.
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