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Cottonwood Plaza taking shape again

By Deb Murphy The final landscaping touches are planted, work is going at a furious pace on the new site for Perry’s Café and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff is settled in. The promise of Cottonwood Plaza is taking shape. According to the site agent, Al Amiri, El Pollo Loco is “right […]

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Cottonwood Plaza – edging along

In spite of the appearance that nothing is going on, slow progress is in the works at the Cottonwood Plaza in Bishop. Ken Abbott of Rudolph Construction said his company has completed the work they were hired to do, so they are no longer the general contractor on the site. He said the Plaza owner […]

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Cottonwood Plaza rehab continues

Trouble for Cottonwood Plaza in Bishop started nearly five years ago with the eventual closure and fencing of the center. Although the plaza did sell and has undergone rehabilitation, it is still closed. Architect and spokesman on the project, Tom Schaniel  said the owner did have to focus on other business responsibilities but is now […]

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Bishop residents skeptical about proposed county building

Bishop Residents Skeptical about Proposed New County Building By Charles James Many Bishop Residents speaking at the final public meeting with the Inyo County Board of Supervisors on the proposal for a new county-lease-to-own building on the Wye Road parcel owned by Joseph Enterprises were clearly skeptical about the proposal. This meeting was much better attended […]

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Cottonwood Plaza: projected opening in the fall

The Bishop community eagerly awaits the re-opening of the long defunct Cottonwood Plaza shopping center, and visible workmen and equipment over the past weeks have prompted questions. We talked with the project architect and general contractor. Bishop architect Tom Schaniel said he understands the owners are in talks with several prospective tenants. He said assuming […]

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Work underway at Cottonwood Plaza

With subcontractors finally at work in the long-dormant Cottonwood Plaza in Bishop, residents’ hopes for a revitalized center returned this week. Rudolph Construction had earlier taken the job as general contractor for the reconstruction of the center. Rudolph has now hired local subcontractors to do the work to upgrade infrastructure.  The City of Bishop had […]

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Contractor hired for Cottonwood Plaza renovation

The secret and occasional wish on the minds of many in Bishop?  The revitalization of the deserted Cottonwood Plaza, once an energetic shopping and office complex. A newly erected sign at the center has raised hopes. The sign says that Rudolph Construction of Bishop has become the general contractor for re-opening the plaza. Liz Eslamiyeh, […]

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Cottonwood Plaza owners assure renovation lies ahead

For more than two years, the former Cottonwood Plaza in Bishop has stood empty in the heart of town, surrounded by chain link fence and memories of a more vibrant city.  Current owners of the center now say that even though one of the primary owners has died, plans will move forward to renovate the […]

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Cottonwood Plaza on hold

The City of Bishop continues to function with some major vacant spaces in its commercial areas.  The largest is the former Cottonwood Plaza on north Main Street.   At the end of May, a couple from the Los Angeles area bought the center from owner Lee Crosby of Bishop.  Ray and Liz Eslamiyeh planned to […]

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Cottonwood Plaza closes escrow

The sale of Cottonwood Plaza in Bishop, vacant for several years, closed escrow Thursday morning. Real estate agents on both sides of the sale confirmed closure. This news means  likely revitalization of a once major shopping area in Bishop. Stan Smith of Pleasant Valley Associates, who represents seller Lee Crosby, confirmed escrow closure. Stacy Bardfield […]

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