Hilliard purchasing Savino’s, Evergreen Express properties

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Two buildings in downtown Elmira will be knocked down to create “green space” for the community, according to a person familiar with the deal.

The Hilliard Corporation will be purchasing the former Savino’s Liquor and Wine store on North Main Street, while the Hilliard Foundation will purchase the former Evergreen Express property.

According to an employee, asbestos was removed from both places and are going to be taken down on Monday, March 2 by Upstate Demolition.

Savino’s announced in September they would be closing amid claims the Cultural Connector construction cost them business.

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