The Dula family has had the creating due to the fact the late 1940’s.
IRMO, S.C. — A very long-time fixture on Lake Murray Blvd. in Irmo is about to go away.
What at the time was a furniture retailer is now an aging developing that lots of believe that is an eyesore.
We spoke with the building’s owner about its demolition and new designs for the future.
“Irmo’s been seeking one thing completed for a extensive time, I have been seeking it accomplished extra than they have,” states Ron Dula. The making has been in his relatives for above 70 many years.
“My father started out a home furniture retail outlet when he obtained out of the army and labored up until finally about 1974. Then he retired, then we just rented it out to several points all the way up until finally now,” Dula tells Street Squad.
Ron’s father stated in a 1990 newspaper report that in the early times, the roadways ended up unpaved apart from for the key road jogging to the Lake Murray dam.
“I was in below about 10 or 12 a long time ago tearing off some things looking to see if I could renovate it or not and by the front door I uncovered the place somebody experienced signed their identify and they had created 1929 on it,” that’s how Ron realized for absolutely sure when it was built. “And it was finished as a further general retail outlet to service Lake Murray Dam when they began building up there. There ended up only a several buildings right here at the time.”
Subsequent 7 days, the constructing is set to be demolished and a new Dominos Pizza will be created.
“It’s not likely to be like some of their no cost-standing, all glass, crimson, white and blue properties,” Dula explains, “this point we experienced custom made intended by architect firm Brian Gaddis in Charlotte, and it looks like an old craftsman model prepare station.”
This will be a tribute to Irmo’s history as a train refueling stop.
We will keep on to update the story as development is built.