Regarding bumping ads in the classifed forums, we've just installed a new (customized) add-on that will change the way ads are bumped to the top. Please refer to the post "Bumping Classifed Ads" for details.
Too much uncertainty in the near future for this kind of deal when the building is not part of the purchase. You will be beholden to your landlord for higher monthly rent especially when the new hotel is built and much bigger businesses clamor for property adjacent. Caveat emptor.
1915 Mead Ranger. I bought the frameset some years ago from Ivo. I put some Schwinn stuff on it and a modern 700c wheelset. Not sure if it is considered an oddball, but wondering what factory made this.
My avatar is (stolen) graffiti of an eight foot tall smiling face I found and photographed on a side of a building while on one of my many trips to PDX. I set it in an orange blogspot square for my bike blog.
User name "Gladiron" was from a late friends musing when I asked him, "if you could...