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Alameda de las Pulgas building gets a facelift

 

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks, a U.S. post office, and, until recently, a Round Table Pizza, among other shops, is getting a facelift.

"We're giving the whole structure a new look," said Dan Beltramo, whose family owns the strip.

The Beltramos are making the unit formerly occupied by Round Table taller for aesthetic reasons, to "highlight that end of the building," Mr. Beltramo said.

The Beltramos are putting a stucco finish on the building, adding handicapped restrooms, ramps and parking spaces, repaving the parking lot, and fixing up the landscape.

"We hope the building's going to be very attractive," he said, adding that the family is still seeking a tenant for the Round Table space.

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Posted by Happy Citizen
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:50 pm

Good for Beltramo, it is long over due ! Way to improve the area and
make it more user friendly !


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Posted by Ticked off
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Feb 3, 2010 at 4:21 pm

I miss that nice big tree by the post office's back door. I don't know why they had to chop it down. It made things look better, not worse.


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Posted by Appreciative Neighbor
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm

Thanks Beltramos! As a long-time resident of the neighborhood, we greatly appreciate the effort.

It's a shame that the County hasn't kept their promises with the "street scape" project. We paid on our taxes for an assessment to take care of the newly planted trees and they have done a horrible job. Most of them are missing or damaged.

As a result, we are so grateful for your investment in our community! Let's hope you get a great tenant for that location.


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