former St. Vincent de Paul store on Main Street will have
new, vibrant life in the near future.
Charles Auer/Freeman Staff
WAUKESHA - A
string of Latino-owned will be seen around the former St. Vincent de
Paul building in the city of Waukesha.
Linda Uebele and
her husband, John, recently bought the site at 305 East Main St.,
which is currently under construction. She said the 7,500
square-foot building has space for eight buildings, three of which
have already been taken up - one by her own business, Por Ella Tax
Service; another by Hilo Rojo de Pablo, a tailor who has worked in
Waukesha for over two decades; and a third will be used by Uebele’s
husband, a welding inspector with the state.
“My tax office
I’ve been running for 36 years will now have a permanent home,”
She said the
building also has a conference room which seats up to 50 people with
a commercial kitchen and can be rented out for birthdays, sporting
events, baby showers or other similar gatherings.
That room, along
with an employee lounge which can seat another 20 people, will also
be furnished with flat screen TVs, according to Uebele.
is finished, the building will have a new facade with a door down
“The city approved
our drawings and plans and they are hopefully going to finish by
Oct. 1,” Uebele said.