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After more than three decades of disuse, the Grandi Building might be glimpsing a revival. The owner of the 1915 brick building, which has housed a dance hall, a hardware store and the post office—and more recently, graffit such as that above—has applied to reinstate a set of permits granted in 2005 and revised in 2008. Napa winery owner Ken Wilson envisions a 34-room hotel and plaza and a restaurant with outside seating. Three affordable housing units are planned for a renovated storage unit nearby. And although the town’s village association has some concerns about vehicles displaced by the designated 88 parking spaces, its president says he hopes to see the building renovated. David Briggs

The Grandi Building is just one year shy of its centennial. Originally a hotel that served railroad men and later a hardware store and a post office, it has stood vacant for over three decades. The iconic red brick façade that faces Point Reyes Station’s Main Street has been repurposed into a community bulletin board; the . . .

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