Our city's commerical vacany rate is currently between 8 percent and 10 percent. San Rafael Patch is featuring each week a vacant or abandoned building or lot and asking readers: "What do you wish was here?"
The idea was inspired by Candy Chang from New Orleans, who in 2010 created "I wish this was" stickers and placed thousands around the city for residents to fill in the blanks. Stickers can be bought online here.
At one point, the was expected to move into this space on Fourth Street. But for now, the store front is vacant. What do you think should go here?
About this column: There are plenty of empty and abandoned buildings in San Rafael. What do you wish was there instead?