Developers have submitted plans to city officials to tear down the familiar 1921 Jack Jones Buick building and put up a three-story medical office building in its place.
The city supports the project because the aging structure will be difficult to preserve and because developers Lou Pektor and Ed Novak are known for their quality endeavors, according to a Lehigh Valley Live report.
Bethlehem Patch asked readers . Several readers said a grocery store or food co-op would benefit the neighborhood.
The building has been vacant since the Buick dealership closed in 2005.