It sounds like the beloved Decades Vintage located downtown has lost its lease. Though the building's changed hands over the last several years they've been able to stay, but not this time: The new owners plan to renovate the building into a hotel. They have tried diligently to find a new space, but thus far have no prospects. They don't plan to give up though, and the good news is, they're still selling from their Etsy shop and on their web site, and the store is open until the end of April. To encourage continuing sales, they're offering 20-50% off their merchandise through April.
Says Owner Jon Cosgrove:
For more than 17 years Decades Vintage Company has made it's home Downtown in the Oregon Pioneer Building. In case you weren't aware, the fate of our old office building has been in the balance for a few years. It's future became clear last month when the building sold for the fourth time in our occupancy Whether there will be a place for Decades after the renovation is doubtful and for now Decades future remains uncertain as does mine.
Through hard work and your support Decades survived the dot com bust, the post 9/11 economy and the popping of the housing bubble. While other businesses came and went you helped Decades grow into what it is today. What's more, and this is the part I'm most proud of, your business helped put food on the tables and pay the rents of more than 25 employees.
So with a melancholic sigh we say goodbye to our little corner of the world. I thank you for being so supportive all these years. I hope you'll find some time to drop by in the coming weeks to help us say farewell to this singular spot where Decades made our home.
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