It's not a jewelry store, not a bakery, and not a car wash. So what is moving into the corner lot at Vogel Road and Burkhardt Road on Evansville's East side?

photo: google maps June 2019
photo: google maps June 2019
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Last January, LKASAM Investments, LLC filed a rezoning request with the Evansville City Council to build a Take 5 Car Wash on the lot currently occupied by the former Diamond Galleria jewelry store. Those plans were turned down and now the property is getting another makeover.

Same Corner, Through the Years

Thanks to our amazing tool Google Maps, I discovered that this corner of North Burkhardt and East Vogel in Evansville has had quite a history.

Photo: Google Maps Burkhardt Vogel
Photo: Google Maps Burkhardt Vogel
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In the first photo dated August 2007, 6245 Vogel Rd, Evansville, IN 47715, was an Old National Bank. Now, there is a newer location in the same area, but across the street.

photo: google maps August 2007
photo: google maps August 2007
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Here we have the second photo from Google Maps showing a brand-new building. The Grand Traverse Pie Company is a franchise with locations in Michigan and Indiana. The location closed because the owners retired.

photo: google maps April 2012
photo: google maps April 2012
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The Diamond Galleria added a splash of bling to the corner until the owner retired from the business in 2022.

photo: google maps June 2019
photo: google maps June 2019
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Construction Project 2024

I was in the area this week and noticed a bit of construction going on at this popular piece of real estate.

photo: Liberty July 2024
photo: Liberty July 2024
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The next tenant will be Fifth Third Bank. It's like a full-circle moment since it was a bank was back in 2007.

photo: Liberty July 2024 Fifth Third Bank
photo: Liberty July 2024 Fifth Third Bank
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