The historic Mercantile Building in downtown Missoula will soon – it’s hoped – be opening it’s doors once again.

“The store moved out three months after I came to this location so it’s been my view for five years – empty,” said Uptown Optical owner Mary Shull.

Shull’s business is across from the Missoula Mercantile building, and she’s been looking to meet her new neighbors ever since Macy’s moved out.

That may happen soon as two developers are now in the process to buy the building. “It’s terrific,” said Shull.

The news broke early this Wednesday, and the buzz has been spreading in Missoula.

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Oct 30, 2014 8:50 AM
by Jacqueline Quynh
MTN News Missoula