The 1879 Grimes Brothers Mill was a steam-powered flour mill. The four-story 1885 brick addition to the original frame structure remains today. In good condition, it is available for restoration. The Grimes Mill is individually listed on the National Register (click here for a downloadable copy of the nomination), and is eligible for historic rehabilitation tax credits. It has also been designated as a local landmark, and is eligible for a 50% local property tax reduction.
The shed-roof, brick quoins, corbelled cornice and Italianate arched window hoods enliven the façade. Decorative brick panels. Original grain and flour chutes on the third and fourth floors; original windows have been replaced. Exterior recently restored by Uptown Lexington, Inc.
Located in historic Uptown Lexington. Terrific location for food service, retail or offices, or an excellent live/work space.
Lexington, known as the "Barbecue Capital of the World," is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina. It has a population of approximately 20,000 people. It is the county seat of Davidson County. Its Uptown area has a beautiful historic downtown with quaint shops and restaurants. Lexington is also home to internationally known artist Bob Timberlake. It is also home to Childress Vineyards owned by NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. Greensboro is a short commute to the northeast on Interstate 85 and Winston-Salem is a short commute to the north on Highway 52. Charlotte is located less than 1 hour south on Interstate 85.