The former photo processing booth at Ashby and Telegraph is now for sale. Photo: berkeleyhomes

We’ve lost track of the number of works of street art, mostly wheatpaste works, we have written about that have appeared on the wall of the former photo processing shop at Ashby and Telegraph. Now it appears the booth is for sale. Does this spell the end of our every-changing gallery? Perhaps not such a bad thing if a new business moves in and spruces the corner up.

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Tracey Taylor

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...

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  1. The best thing would be for Ashby Flowers to move over there, and give Whole Foods its space back. Let property owners decide on the best use of their property.

  2. No danger of the property selling anytime soon. Too small of a parcel to develop, building is too small to renovate into anything profitable. Plus, all you old hippies in Berkeley will form a coalition to protest and oppose anything anyone tries to put in there. (“I’m an old Berkeley liberal. I’m in favor anything I like and against everything else. If you’re not just like me, you’re the enemy.”)