A row of 3 tall windows now opens up the Fairview-St.-side of the former McGowen Cleaners, currently being converted into a health-minded restaurant dubbed Vibrant on the corner of Morse St. As for a patio shown cut into the building’s windowed corner in earlier renderings from architect Lake Flato — it’s yet to be installed. But a bunch of other outdoor features such as shrubs, grasses, and the beds that hold them are now in place outside the structure.
They’ve taken over the frontage previously occupied by chopped-up pavement:
At the south end of things, new curbs and landscaping are taking shape in the back parking lot as well:
- As you would expect, LakeFlato’s buildout of a midcentury dry cleaner [C Money]
- Previously on Swamplot: Alterations Begin on McGowen Cleaners, Soon To Be Vibrant; McGowen Cleaners For Sale on Fairview Near Restaurant-Slated Former Te House of Tea; Lake Flato Restaurant Redo To Take a Bite Out of Fairview’s Former McGowen Cleaners; Newly Sold McGowen Cleaners Building Getting Liquored Up on Fairview St.
Photos: C Money (current); Katie Schon (previous)