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Rockland Main Street building gets facelift

By Stephen Betts | Aug 10, 2020
Photo by: Stephen Betts The sidewalk in front of 367 Main St., Rockland, is blocked while work is done on the facade of the building.

Rockland — Work continues to be done on the facade of a downtown Main Street building.

D.C. Paint and Tile received a street/sidewalk encumbrance permit from the city to do the work to the front of 367 Main St. The permit states that the sidewalk will be blocked from July 27 through Aug. 10. The contractor renewed the permit Aug. 10 for an additional two weeks and the code office reported that pedestrian access needed to be addressed.

The building is owned by Tea Inspired LLC of New York City. The company purchased the building in May 2018 for $525,000. The street level of the build was the home of Maces clothing store for decades.

The Tea Inspired owner is Scott Hoyt of New York City, according to the Maine Bureau of Corporations.

Plans for the building include a tea shop.

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Comments (3)
Posted by: Maureen Spencer | Aug 11, 2020 09:58

I miss Maces too. That is where i got my clothes and am still wearing them as well.

Happy to see a new business moving in and the building being fixed up!

Posted by: Stephen K Carroll | Aug 11, 2020 08:40

Nice to see the new owners finally making needed improvements.  Hopefully this will spur others to do the same.  Perhaps the Spear family could loosen their bulging purse strings and fix up many of their many Main street properties most sourly in need of beautification.  A good example the old courier building on the north end of Main st.  This was once one of the more elaborate structures now just an empty eye sour.  Another example the Odd Fellows hall now owned by Ferrillio construction.  A beautiful building that could be used for housing yet sits mostly vacant, looking tattered & torn.  Whatever happened to the housing committees established last year by the council to research housing opportunities on Main st.  ?

Posted by: ANANUR FORMA | Aug 11, 2020 07:19

I'm sure it will look lovely. I miss Mace's, still wearing clothing from Mace's that I bought in the 80's top quality. Hoping Mace's owners are well ............and happy and that they know that they are missed!

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