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A 125-year-old Lincoln business has apparently closed its doors. Pechous Upholstering, which got its start

A 125-year-old Lincoln business has apparently closed its doors.

Pechous Upholstering, which got its start in 1897, has shut down, according to employees who posted on social media.


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An email sent to the business was not returned, and its phone number no longer works.

On Monday, the Pechous Upholstering office at 3223 S. 13th St., had a sign posted in the window saying it is permanently closed. There also was a notice taped to the door saying the business has five days to pay $7,000 in back rent or it must vacate the premises.

Pechous, which did both commercial and residential upholstery projects, was founded by Joseph Pechous on the second floor of a downtown furniture store.

It moved in the 1950s to a small space at 2792 South St., where it operated for more than 60 years before moving last year to a space in the Indian Village Shopping Center.


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