The owners of the Asylum Hill diner that was once home to "The Comet" are back seeking permission to demolish the long-vacant structure, armed with stronger evidence that the property should be redeveloped with a new building.
"We have utilized all means possible to sell the building," said Wayne Benjamin, the principle of a Windsor-based development and urban planning consulting firm representing the owners. "This is 10-12 years going with no results. We've even offered to donate the building for free. No takers."
In August, the diner's owner, Helen Vlecides,