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Poll Results: Readers Voted for a New Business to Move Next to the Library

More than half voted for the clear winner.

A few weeks ago we asked readers what type of business they would like to see move into the empty retail space at 1473 Ellinwood Ave., which is next to .

As of May 1, 103 readers voted in the poll between a café, coffee shop, copy/shipping store and juice bar. The winner, with 61 votes, 59 percent of the total, was a coffee shop.

In second place was a café. To view all the results, click the “View Results” button to the right of the “Submit” button at the bottom of the poll.

Earlier:

Reader Nancy Nalbandian added in the comments section, “What I would really like to see is a Caribou Coffee shop because there isn't one in Des Plaines. Mt. Prospect has everything. Caribou has beverages not available at a Starbucks and there are plenty of Starbucks nearby. Otherwise a little cafe would be nice for more choices on where to grab a bite to eat. Maybe something healthy.”

The leasing agent for the space, George Kourafas, vice president of Comar Properties in Oak Brook Terrace, said, currently, there was not a tenant with plans to occupy the space.

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Sherry Brunton May 02, 2012 at 05:26 AM
They had a cafe there once before. But since it wasn't a chain store, it didn't last too long. I don't understand why once we finally get a "chain store" the city goes on over kill and gets 3. No matter what kind of store. 2 starbucks, on the same road, half block from dd.? 2 little ceasers? 3 mcd's? Ect... Really that makes no sense.
Sherry Brunton May 02, 2012 at 05:30 AM
As for a healty place to eat they had Froots in Metropolitan Sq. Also gone.

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