LOUISIANA, Mo. — The historic Arcade Mezger Building is in the midst of a complete transformation, bringing a bar, bed and breakfast and forthcoming restaurant to 313 Georgia St. in Louisiana.

Peter Rao and Catherine Karrick both manage The Arcade, with a name inspired by the building's storied heritage which included the previous Arcade Clothing Store. The store's name still adorns the tiles at one of the entrances. Rao is from Lake of the Ozarks and Karrick is from Illinois, and they were excited to find an ideal building for their business.

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