Three “06880” readers thought it looked like the old YMCA pool.
They were close. But last week’s photo challenge showed tile that was uncovered when 36 Elm Street was torn down. (Click here for the photo.)
That’s the downtown building a few feet away from the Y. Most recently, it housed Villa del Sol restaurant.
The demolition was part of a land swap between the town and David Waldman — the Bedford Square developer who took the photo challenge image.
David said his photo showed the floor of “the original Brasserie St. Germaine — I think.” Was that the first restaurant? I don’t know. I do remember Werner’s, which occupied that spot for many years.
Chip Stephens was the only “06880” reader to identify “the remains of Villa del Sol.” Perhaps he recalls Werner’s too — or Brasserie St. Germaine.
Now, chew on this week’s photo challenge:
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