Litsheim to move Romiad Building to downtown lot


Suzanne Ashe

The top half of the two-story Romiad Building will soon move from Haugen Street to N. Nordic Drive.

If all goes as planned, the Romiad Building will soon be moved about 600 feet, and face a different direction.

The Petersburg Economic Development Council recommended, and Petersburg City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved, a loan of $210,000, at 5 percent interest, to local businessman Pete Litsheim.

Litsheim plans to move the 29-year-old building from its current location near the corner of 2nd and Haugen to across the street, down and over a block to an empty lot next to Scandia House on N. Nordic Dr.

Litsheim, who owns the empty lot, and is the proprietor of Diamante Gift Shoppe...

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