Former Julian’s restaurant sold, to be torn down

Local entrepreneur and restaurateur L. Gale Lemerand has bought the closed Julian’s Dining Room & Lounge from the Lopez family who built the iconic beachside restaurant in 1967.

News-Journal/BOB KOSLOW The iconic Julian’s Dining Room & Lounge at 88 S. Atlantic Ave in Ormond Beach has been bought and will be torn down in early 2015.  The 10,000-square-foot, A-frame building at 88 S. Atlantic Ave. in Ormond Beach has been closed for more than two years and will most likely be torn down in early 2015, but the site’s future use is still undecided, Lemerand said.