A page of history is turning for the well-known Motel Ève in Thetford Mines. Indeed, the building located on Frontenac East Boulevard was crumbling under the peak of the demolishers on Tuesday, November 17 in the morning.
It was acquired last September by Société immobilière William Simard. The businessman from Ste-Marie-de-Beauce revealed to Courrier Frontenac that he intended to build a new commercial building. “It is still too early to reveal the project, but it will be something good and it will represent a good investment. I can give you more details in the spring. “
He said that initially his intention was to renovate the building that was once used to rent rooms, in addition to hosting a bar for dancers under its roof. “I wanted to redo the storefront and fit out housing. Finally, I decided not to invest in an old building and I especially did not want the people who live there to say that they live at Motel Ève. So, since it was vacant and it was expensive in insurance and taxes, I said to myself that it was better to demolish it before winter, ”explained Mr. Simard.
Note that its construction dates back to 1956. The place had been put up for sale in recent months.