Bakalars Buys Time To Find Building Buyer
Anybody want to buy the old Bakalars building?
Owner Mike Bakalars tells the La Crosse Board of Public Works that he's still looking for a buyer for the old South Avenue sausage factory damaged by a tornado two years ago. Bakalars says a tentative purchase offer fell through a few days ago, from someone who wanted to turn the second floor of the factory into residential space. The factory employees have moved to a new building in the north-side industrial park. The public works board voted to postpone demolition of the old factory until the end of November, so a buyer can be found.