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What Should Go Here: A Gas Station?

This corner lot has been under construction for weeks.

Passing by the corner of Green Valley and Holohan roads recently, it's been impossible to not notice the heavy machinery transforming the corner parcel.

The area is flanked by apartments, and .

Though it's a little too late to pose the question and expect dreams to come true—the "ARCO Coming Soon" sign is pretty obvious—how would you have liked this busy spot on the outskirts of town developed?

In past weeks, Patch readers have given impassioned feedback on and .

Get creative. What would you have liked see go in here? Will you become an ARCO customer? Tell us what you think in the comments!

Cathy P. March 22, 2012 at 09:29 PM
I did buy gas in Gilroy the other day and the Arco station on Leavesley was $4.17 a gallon for 87 octane. It's $4.25 and more in Watsonville.
Watzon McWats March 27, 2012 at 09:04 PM
A decent restaurant would have been nice. Maybe like a Black Bear Diner, IHOP, Pleasure Pizza, Armadillo Willies, etc. It's kind of an awkward location though.
deepak cho March 30, 2012 at 12:19 AM
A good restaurant might be nice, despite the awkward location. Unfortunately, none of the places you suggested are even remotely good.
Zuka Mikki August 06, 2012 at 05:17 PM
Thats nice, there putting a gas station right next to the school?? Because there arnt enough random people lurking aroung there any way...... and im sure the fumes arnt the best thing to be breathing in either....
Denise March 20, 2013 at 03:06 PM
There isn't enough room in that spot for any type of sit down restaurant. I'd just like to see them get this thing DONE. Why did it have to take YEARS just to get started, and now, in the middle of it all, work has STOPPED for months. What gives? Get it done already.

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