The building at 101 West Loudon Avenue, left, was built in 1928 by Consolidated Coach Corp., which later changed its name to Southeastern Greyhound Lines. The building was used as the company's headquarters and maintenance facility until the 1960s. The LexTran building, now more than 80 years old, has been deemed historically significant. LexTran general manager Rocky Burke said it would cost less to build a new structure than to renovate the building.
The building at 101 West Loudon Avenue, left, was built in 1928 by Consolidated Coach Corp., which later changed its name to Southeastern Greyhound Lines. The building was used as the company's headquarters and maintenance facility until the 1960s. The LexTran building, now more than 80 years old, has been deemed historically significant. LexTran general manager Rocky Burke said it would cost less to build a new structure than to renovate the building.
The building at 101 West Loudon Avenue, left, was built in 1928 by Consolidated Coach Corp., which later changed its name to Southeastern Greyhound Lines. The building was used as the company's headquarters and maintenance facility until the 1960s. The LexTran building, now more than 80 years old, has been deemed historically significant. LexTran general manager Rocky Burke said it would cost less to build a new structure than to renovate the building.

Significance makes aging LexTran building tough to demolish

June 27, 2011 12:00 AM