The construction of Dottie's Diner:

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Early site preparation

site with materials

early foundation phase
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Foundations ready for the diners.

Steve Presser loyally awaiting the move ....

after 5 years of orchestrating the project
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Diners arriving  with ...

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 the entire Cleveland Heights police force!

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Dottie's gets unloaded


The old Zephyr diner as 

it is swung over to it's


new home.


both diners on their foundations

The project as of January 2002

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Center building framed

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The Sweet City Diner in March 2002
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over view of the project ...
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as it's progressing, March 2002
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As of Mid April ...
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some very noticeable changes.
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In early May the changes..
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were less noticeable. Mostly interior work, etc.

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By Mid-May there were ...

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more noticeable exterior changes.
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And by early June it was
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coming down to the exterior details
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which by mid June were ..
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becoming much more noticeable.
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WOW, what a difference
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the signs make.
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A bit more work, here and there. Early July and it's taking shape.
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Notice the color change on Dottie's?
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By late July it's looking very good. Hoping to open very soon.
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