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Former Emory Village Gas Station will Soon Dispense Wine

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The upgraded facade of the planned wine store.
The upgraded facade of the planned wine store.

[All images by Doug Bryant and Doulgerakis Consulting Engineers via DeKalb County.]

The old gas station in Emory Village is destined for new life as a wine store, according to a recently filed permit application with DeKalb County. Formerly a Chevron station, the building just south of Emory University is already undergoing renovations, including the removal of underground fuel tanks, to bring a 2,000-square-foot retail space to the neighborhood. The renovation will add historic touches and generally spruce up the 65-year-old building, providing for future conversion to a restaurant, not unlike Leon's Full Service in Decatur. No word as to when patrons can begin to fuel up their Friday nights.

· Application for Certificate of Appropriateness – 1574 N. Decatur Road [DeKalb County]
· Emory Village Alliance: Statement Regarding 1574 North Decatur Road [Emory Village Alliance]
· What's Next for Chevron Station Site? [Emory Village Alliance]