There has been no shortage of rumors regarding possible next uses for the former Hawley’s Auto Parts location at 1990 Main Street.
The appearance of a backhoe digging up the asphalt in front of the building resulted in several inquiries about what was happening, with some expecting the building was about to be demolished.
But in reality, the work being done has been commissioned by the current building owners and is being done remove an underground storage tank according to a permit on file at the City of Ferndale.
This is typically something a property owner would do prior to selling or further developing a property according to Rockwood Realty Broker/Owner Jon Rockwood.
The location is reported to have once been the location of a gas station.