This will be a short one. After combing this section of my website for any changes, it’s a relief to report that just about nothing has changed with these buildings.
Some good news: The Coca-Cola plant in Paducah, KY closed in 2005 and remained vacant until 2014 when the Dry Ground Brewing Company beer pub moved in. I took this photo in 2010:
The interior staircase and terrazzo floor was preserved [Coke Plant Facebook page – photo by Phyllis Russell]:
The Pepsi plant in New Bern, NC was vacant when I took these photos in 2010:
Sadly, the Pepsi signs were removed by the end of last year.
The former Canada Dry bottling plant in Philadelphia got a new paint job around 2014. Here’s one of my photos from 2010:
and here’s what it looks like today [from Google Street View]:
If you’d like to see more of these Streamline Moderne Canada Dry buildings, here’s a nice little page:
The Soda Plant section at my website is here: