This building at Riverside and Mulberry, right as you drive into downtown, used to be the Western Food Products Co. pickle factory. “Destroyed in an arson-caused fire May 29th, 1990,” says the Triangle Review, our previous alt-weekly.
I recall that until recently there was more left of it, but I can’t find a recent picture. I always thought it would make a great locale for the local community radio station, KRFC.
Update: Through the amazing technology of Google Maps, I did find a photo that’s just a little dated. And in fact, there was much more to the pickle factory not so long ago: