A pile of building parts is now all that stands in the way of the 4,500-sq.-ft. strip that Houston developer Ancorian wants to place at Yale and E. 27th, opposite the other shopping center it’s now ushering tenants into across the street. In place of the standalone Church’s Fried Chicken drive-thru — pictured above before and after its demo last week — a rendering now shows 3 newcomers lined up next to each other at 2702 Yale.
One of them carries on the site’s fast-food legacy with more of a niche focus:
At 2 blocks away from 610, the building will stand along the home stretch for drivers approaching the new 365 by Whole Foods Market — now entering its second week of duty along the westbound feeder:
Photos: Ken Barnes. Rendering and aerial: Ancorian