Lewisville strikes deal with developer to renovate Old Town building facade for boutique retail store

The automotive building at the northwest corner of Main Street and Mill Street in Lewisville could be the future site of a Sparrow Collective boutique retail store. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)
The automotive building at the northwest corner of Main Street and Mill Street in Lewisville could be the future site of a Sparrow Collective boutique retail store. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

The automotive building at the northwest corner of Main Street and Mill Street in Lewisville could be the future site of a Sparrow Collective boutique retail store. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

A developer is working to renovate a former automotive building to bring a boutique retail store to Old Town Lewisville.

The city of Lewisville on Sept. 14 agreed to cover half of the cost—up to $40,000—of the facade improvements at 105 E. Main Street through an economic incentive grant.

The developer, DBNA Inc., plans to lease the building to Sparrow Collective, a Wisconsin-based apparel and gift store, according to city documents.

The improvements to the facade will include installing new storefront windows and doors in a way that’s consistent with the guidelines for Old Town.

The incentive agreement would also have the city cover the costs of the developer’s building permit fees and impact fees. This amount would not exceed an additional $13,000 under the agreement.


The interior demolition is expected to wrap up around October, the city said. Work on the facade would begin then and likely last through the spring.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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