What is the construction at the old trading post on Route 7?
Well, the Indian Trading post closed and sold the land to the Danbury elks, who hired the Barn Yard & Great Country Garage company to build a lodge. With the help of the Danbury Fire Department, the trading post burned down in April. “The design of the elks is special because it evokes a nostalgia of the west. Rich wood textures combine with rugged construction to create a place where memories are made, where rustic barn board reminds you of what really matters, and where you feel like you’re home as you gather around the fireplace with family and friends,” says Barn Yard marketing engineer Erik Koehler. “It will be a warm, welcoming atmosphere even if it’s just for someone driving by or someone on the team,” adds Barn Yard chief Everett Skinner III. The total space of the building will be 4,800 square feet.
The project is currently in the permit process stage and the time of completion is unknown. The Barn Yard & Great Country Garages does not expect their construction to affect the traffic on Route 7. “We’re excited, as we hope the community is, to see some new things come up on Route 7,” Skinner says. “The change of architecture on that road is something that everyone should look forward to.”