Rebirth on tap for Cascade Saloon

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s been a long journey, but one of the city’s oldest buildings is about to be reborn.

The Cascade Saloon was built more than 120 years ago. Though it’s now on the National Register of Historic Places, the property at 408-410 S. Elm St. has spent decades as an abandoned and crumbling eyesore many thought was unsalvageable.

Saved from the wrecking ball by Preservation Greensboro, the building is about to undergo a $3 million rehabilitation, emerging as the new corporate headquarters for Rentenbach Constructors.

Steve Roznowski is chief executive officer of the Christman Capital Development Company, which merged with Rentenbach in 2013. He said he had just one question when he first peeked his head into the Cascade Saloon.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record