Concerns About the Gretz Brewery

Several months ago, we brought the Gretz Brewery, located in Kensington at 1524 Germantown Ave. to your attention.

In 1949
In 2012

Recently, a reader brought a depressing bit of news to our attention. Apparently, some or all of the historic brewery complex, which has been unused for fifty years, could be torn down by the City in the near future.

The orange sign
Closer look

Unless the owners of this property correct this violation and convince the City that the building is not in imminent danger of collapse, it will be torn down. What a shame it would be to see any of this complex demolished…