B&O Espresso Finally Closing
From The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper: Slog
November 21, 2012 - 6:37pm
Capitol Hill Seattle blog:
After 36 years, B&O Espresso has finally reached its end on E Olive Way. "He has his money to do his project," manager John Auseth tells CHS about word received last week that the mixed-use development in the works for the last four years that will replace the 1924-built building is finally in motion.
Demolition of the one-story B&O Espresso building has been a long time coming, with plans for a six-story building on the site. I've written about a neighborhood campaign to stop the development over here. But as I reported last year, financing is steadily coming through for exactly these sort of projects: residential buildings on the western slope of Capitol Hill, in corridors well served by transit.
Details are scant at CHS. But word on the street is that they're going close shop within two weeks, so I called B&O. An employee explained moments ...
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