When the Inner City Christian Federation bought the Blodgett orphanage in the mid-2000s, the building at 920 Cherry Street was nearing 100 years old and it was a mess.

Eight million dollars later, ICCF’s Cherry Street headquarters has become a major part of the neighborhood’s revitalization.

“Yeah, we’re sad to see them go,” said Kyle Dobrowolski, who manages The Green Well nearby.

The Green Well is one of many restaurants and bars that have opened in the Fairmont Square District of the city over the last decade.