Editorial: Former city halls in line for second lives

Two pieces of local history are up for sale, and officials hope the buyers will preserve the historic character.

We do, too.

In both Greenwood and Franklin, longtime city hall buildings where people visited officials, including the mayor, and conducted other business, now sit empty. Franklin’s former city hall at 55 W. Madison St. has been vacant since the city’s offices moved to a renovated building on Monroe Street in 2009. In April, Greenwood government left its home of nearly 30 years on North Madison Avenue for new, consolidated digs in a former bank tower on South Madison.

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