Mon. May 16th, 2022

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape has purchased the previous Briel’s Flowers & Greenhouse and will outline its plans for the property up coming thirty day period.

CityScape, which levels the once-a-year Streetscape cleanup and planting working day and manages activities these types of as the downtown holiday getaway parade, accomplished its $145,000 obtain of the 23-29 Belle Vista Ave. assets Tuesday, Mahoning County documents clearly show. The flower shop closed in early 2020.

Executive director Sharon Letson and board President Scott Schulick mentioned designs for the residence would be outlined at an function in mid-August.

“We’re thrilled to have been ready to get the very last city greenhouse in Youngstown. We hope to be able to go on the 90-in addition-calendar year-aged legacy of the Briel household,” Letson reported. 

The home includes the retail retailer and greenhouse with sprinklers, as perfectly as a household rental residence, in accordance to a brochure from Platz Realty Group, Canfield, which represented the home. 

“They are likely to carry on to use it as a greenhouse and florist shop,” claimed Don Thomas, running spouse of the real estate company. “Their intent is to rehabilitate it and use it accordingly.” 

Platz offered 3 other provides for the home to the Briels but the spouse and children was “bullish on having a offer finished with CityScape,” Thomas said.

They favored that the organization was going to employ the constructing and “much of the present infrastructure to do what it was ultimately developed for,” and not tear it down.   

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