Old Kooiman's Building

The old Kooiman's Quick Freeze building, a longtime slaughterhouse and butcher shop from years gone by, was razed recently. According to a realtor involved in the sale of the property, Dr. Jess Youngblood has bought it and plans to build a new office there.

The old Kooiman's Quick Freeze is no more.

The building had stood for decades. It was once a thriving slaughterhouse and butcher shop. It was on Blount Avenue, catty corner from Oliver's Tire. 

The property has been sold and the building razed. 

Clifford Kennamer, the realtor, said Dr. Jess Youngblood has bought it and plans to build a new office there. Kennamer said he is currently located near Office Supply with an additional office in Arab. 

"He is working on the plans now, with expectations to build in the next 24 months, Kennamer said. 

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