Sound Wall in downtown Opelika is a hidden music nirvana

Standing in front of The Sound Wall in downtown Opelika, it’s hard to imagine that just over a year ago this place was in shambles. Google maps still show 605 Avenue B in its primal state, complete with peeling paint and boarded up doors and windows. That’s what greeted Rob and Jen Slocumb when they first stumbled upon the house. But you will also see the good lines and oozing charm that enabled the husband and wife team to see beyond the gruff exterior, allowing them to envision all that the property could and would become.

“The house had been abandoned for about 13 years,” Jen Slocumb said. “It was in very rough shape but we definitely saw through that and saw its potential.”

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