A work in progress

Workers replace the mortar Monday on a column of the historic Farmers and Merchants Bank in Benton Harbor. Half of the building is owned by Cornerstone Alliance, with the other half owned by NBA player Wilson Chandler.

BENTON HARBOR — The restoration of the historic Farmers and Merchants Bank on Main Street in Benton Harbor is chugging along, as workers restore the facade to its original splendor, said Greg Vaughn, chief operating officer and vice president at Cornerstone Alliance.

Now they are looking at plans two developers have submitted for how the building can be used.