Previous Macayo’s Depot Cantina currently being restored as section of redevelopment

Developers program to rehabilitate a virtually century old train depot that after housed a well known Mexican restaurant as portion of an place of work and hotel challenge prepared in downtown Tempe.

The historic setting up, property to Macayo’s Depot Cantina until eventually 2020, will be restored to its primary seem when it opened in 1924 and stripped of any additions made soon after.

A 17-story business tower and 18-story Hilton resort is planned adjacent to the depot on the 2.5-acre web-site around Ash Avenue and Third Avenue.

The depot would be utilised as a retail shop or restaurant, though developers hope it could someday yet again work as a doing work train station — a put where riders could hook up to the close by Valley Metro mild rail and before long-to-open Tempe streetcar or the prolonged-mentioned desire for commuter rail.