The Oak Farms Dairy plant on Lancaster Avenue, open since 1936, will close in June.
Parent company Dean Foods announced earlier this week it would close the plant and lay off 180 workers because of declining milk consumption nationwide.
A Dean Foods spokesman told the DMN the company is “exploring our options” for what to do with the property.
The plant is right on the under-construction Oak Cliff Streetcar line. I’ll bet some of you urban planner types out there can come up with a new use for it. How about turning it into a restaurant/entertainment campus similar to that Pearl Brewery thing in San Antonio? Any other ideas?