Pat Drury of Drury Designs in Ledgeview works on a front porch post with a corbel, estimated to be about 100 years old. The old post was reclaimed from a home torn down on the St. Norbert College campus in De Pere.
Harry Macco is one business owner who knows an opportunity when he sees it.
So when the longtime building contractor learned that Green Bay's historic former Whitney School property was available, he snapped it up.
But Macco's dream of transforming the nearly 100-year-old structure - one of Green Bay's oldest remaining school buildings - ran into a roadblock when he discovered the cost of removing asbestos. He approached Green Bay City Hall for help and was told the city had no money to offer. ...