This structure was demolished days after I took this photo. Town homes are being constructed at this location now. This follows recent town home development at 1700 S and Richard street only a couple of years ago. This area sure is undergoing a lot of change.
Zions Motel is one of a string of budget motels lining State Street that fill a gap left by a lack of affordable housing in the city. City Weekly did an extensive article on them in 2016.
State Street between 2nd and 3rd South. East side. Site of 255 State Apartments, it’s going to be two towers of 14 and 7 stories, total 200 units.