15 Very Cleverly Converted Buildings



It’s always cool to see repurposed buildings and structures. I used to live down the street from a Walgreens (#8 on this list) that was previously a bank, and they kept some very cool touches from the original structure.

Take a look at these clever conversions. I think you’ll be impressed.

1. A little different now…

My college used to be a shopping mall from mildlyinteresting

2. That is very cool.

My apartment building used to be a school. from mildlyinteresting

3. Pump iron where the tellers used to work.

This gym that used to be a bank from mildlyinteresting

4. I’d love to live in a place like that.

My house used to be a police station and my bathroom is an old jail cell, the original window is still in place from mildlyinteresting

5. Feel the history come alive.

Supermarket in Venice used to be a theatre from mildlyinteresting

6. Love the floors.

This thrift store used to be a bowling alley. from mildlyinteresting

7. Leave the bucket up!

This Jamba used used to be a KFC so they painted over the bucket from mildlyinteresting

8. Walked by here many times.

This Walgreens in Chicago used to be a bank, and now it has a vitamin vault from mildlyinteresting

9. Have a seat inside the vault.

The Subway I went to today used to be a bank. Instead of removing the vault they just added more seating inside from mildlyinteresting

10. Spooooooooky, isn’t it?

My apartment used to be a prison from mildlyinteresting

11. This is amazing!

This grocery store used to be a hockey stadium from mildlyinteresting

12. Just go ahead and repurpose that.

Local Mexican restaurant used to be a Chinese restaurant. Instead of painting over a mural, they just put sombreros on the pandas. from mildlyinteresting

13. Love that marquee.

This gym used to be a movie theater from mildlyinteresting

14. Another great awning.

This Walgreens built on an old movie theatre from mildlyinteresting

15. Drive on through!

My local Dunkin’ Donuts used to be a car wash so the drive thru is inside the building. from mildlyinteresting

Do you have any cool converted buildings in your town?

Tell us about them and share some photos in the comments, please!