has a new home on Detroit Avenue.
One block west of its last location.
It’s been about a year since the national chain bought the former , and then .
On Sunday, the new, $4.5 million drug store opened its doors.
The location at 15311 Detroit Avenue is now vacant. The lights are on, and the shelves still feature brand names and price tags, but they’re empty.
Different from the national chain’s other pharmacies, the new CVS incorporates some , including the reuse of the stone-carved building accents at the entrance and sandstone along the curb.
Jeanne Pickerington is the new manager of the store. She transferred from the store in Westlake.
Pinkerington said she was excited about the new store, but declined additional comment.
Sean McDermott, the developer for the which headed up the CVS project, recently told Lakewood Patch he’s pleased with the way it’s turned out.
It’s a plus, he added, that many of the initially skeptical residents also appreciate the finished product.
“It’s still difficult to see church come down, and you can never replace that, but CVS genuinely put its best foot forward,” he said. “I appreciate CVS’ attention to detail and its willingness to be a part of the neighborhood. The building fits the neighborhood.”