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« on: December 21, 2016, 05:17:02 PM »

Hey, sorry I've been away for so long. I have a question, I saw on here, on a post dated September 2016, that the Ames in Seymour is still vacant, is this in fact true, I may take a pilgrimage there next week or so and I wanted confirmation before I go, as it is a 50 minute hike from where I live. Also, is the sign still up, that'd be cool. Also are there any other vacant Ames in CT or NY? Thanks for the help in advance.
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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2016, 06:07:21 PM »

GOOGLE MAPS SHOWS a huge vacant portion of Tri-Town Plaza in Seymour. The photo of was from 2015.  There are no signs on the building and it looks really rundown. A sign identifying tenants in the plaza says 36,000 Square Feet is available for lease. Go to GOOGLEMAPS.COM and type in 828 Derby Ave Seymour, CT.
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« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2016, 06:50:07 PM »

The former Walmart (which was originally Caldor) on Farmington Ave in New Britain is still empty 8 years after Walmart closed.

The former Caldor on the corner of Wolcott Street and Lakewood Road in Waterbury is 2/3 vacant. The extreme right hand side is a Planet Fitness. At one time it was subdivided into an indoor bounce-house place, Bernies, and Planet Fitness.

Most of the former KMART on Wolcott Street is empty. The other part is Ollie's Bargain Basement.
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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2016, 06:54:30 PM »

Other vacant retail you might be interested in:

A former Linen's and Things in the plaza with Bob's, Stop & Shop, Walmart, and Staples on Wolcott Street in Watebury

A former Spots Authority in the Westfarms Shopping Center next to LA Fitness in Farmington near West Farms Mall.

A former Sports Authority some where in the Bank Street area of Waterbury somewhere by the Brass Mill Mal.
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« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2016, 06:59:26 PM »

Webster Square Plaza in Berlin is still mostly vacant 3 years after Ocean State Job Lot bought the plaza and took over party of the former A&P Super Foodmart.

And while not retail. - Sad the historic Amtrak station in Berlin burned down this morning,
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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2016, 08:03:20 PM »

Don't forget the former Walmart/Caldors in Derby, it's been vacant since July
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2016, 08:24:48 PM »

Don't forget the former Walmart/Caldors in Derby, it's been vacant since July

Forgot to mention that one to him. I also didn't realize he was from New Britain do he obviously knows about the old Caldor/Walmart. LOL.
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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2016, 03:01:03 PM »

THE CALDOR RAINBOW had a good locator, but it isn't updated, sadly.
If my research is correct for vacant Ames stores,

CT:
-Seymour (828 Derby Ave.)
-East Hartford (5 Main St.) (Partially PetSmart)
-Rocky Hill Corp. Offices (2418 Main St.)

MA:
-Agawam (151 Springfield St.) (SIGN)

NY:
-Painted Post (100 Victory Hwy.)

There is probably also more. Ames was in quite a few states.
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« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2016, 05:42:46 PM »

Great pics!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2016, 09:24:37 PM »

Wow!! Great Pics!!
I'll have to stop by soon and take a look for myself.
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« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2017, 01:22:26 PM »

I was visiting some family in the area yesterday and didn't realize they lived down there.
Took some photos. We were in sort of a hurry, so didn't go out back, but some day i'll have to arrange for that shopping cart to be...uh, borrowed. Yeah.

Photos up soon.
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« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2017, 03:09:49 PM »

I think that's a great idea. I had put my phone up to the window, so there is a simple shot of the pillars/floor/back wall, but i'd love to see if there is anything elsewhere in there with Ames on it...
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« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2017, 03:54:13 PM »

Good luck guys. Just know this. I don't think the real estate company is going to let you in there unless you say you're might be interested in leasing the space. They probably can't be having people go into the space for liability reasons.

I know that's what they told me when I inquired about holding a car show for a fundraiser at the old New Britain Walmart.
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« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2017, 03:58:55 AM »

It's kind of wild that the spot is still empty nearly 15 years after the store's demise. Such is the life in a small town.
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