Building renovation hopes to revitalize downtown Searcy

Building renovation hopes to revitalize downtown Searcy
(Source: KATV)

SEARCY, AR (KAIT/KATV) - A building renovation in Searcy hopes to bring new life to the downtown area.

KATV reported Mat and Shelley Faulkner, owners of Think Idea Studio, are renovating a building first built in 1908.

The building housed the Robbins Sanford Mercantile Company and was a superstore of its time.

The Faulkners told KATV they've enjoyed uncovering the history of the building and meeting new people.

To see how this projects hopes to revitalize downtown Searcy and see pictures of the renovation click here.

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