A view on Trade Street

Published 10:00 pm Monday, November 7, 2016


Live@Lanier with historic real estate developers Gayle and Scott Lane

Where many saw only vacant buildings on the southeast corner of Oak and Trade streets, Tryon residents Gayle and Scott Lane saw a legacy best not forgotten and a vision of vibrancy for the length of the main street through downtown Tryon. Gayle recalls first seeing the buildings and commenting, “Someone has to do something about this.” Scott responded, “Looks like somebody kicked the front teeth out of Tryon’s smile.”

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On Tuesday, Nov. 15 at noon, share a view of Trade Street from the perspective of two in the team who are working to bring back the vitality of what had been a historic hub.

The library is located at 72 Chestnut St., Tryon. Call 828-859-9535 or visit lanierlib.org for more information.

– article submitted by Vincent Verrecchio