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June 20, 1997

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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 20 - June 26, 1997 - 59 Lewes Beach waterfront headed toward dramatic change This aerial photograph shows the public beach at Lewes, Savannah Road to the left, Cape Henlopen Drive running from left to right and Virginia Av- enue running through the open space from Cape Henlopen Drive to the public beach parking lot. Other notable features of this photo include the Ocean House condominium, top left; the infamous DeBraak shell, to the right of the Ocean House; the red-roofed Lewes public bath house; and Kupchick's Restaurant nestled between. The Lewes Dairy Queen is shown i 8 |||l|||l||||||| t Dennis Fomey photo at the corner of Savannah Road and Cape Henlopen Drive. A partnership has proposed razing the DeBraak shell and replacing it with a 57-unit Vic- torian-style motel. That project still must receive Lewes Board of Adjust- ment approval for some zoning variances including height. Meanwhile, an informal committee working with an owner of a substantial portion of the vacant block of land in the center of this photo, on a mixed use residential- commercial project, is on hold until the DeBraak shell plans are final. 4 T |||||llll||l|||. .,,l||II||'||I|I|II , I