The McEwan Clinic Building underwent a renovation in the 1980s. A lobby was added, as well as an elevator in the rear entryway. The corner of the structure that faced the intersection was reformed into a business entrance. Since then the building has been used for a 7-Eleven convenience store, a clothing gallery, a tattoo parlor, and a bar.
In the late 1990s, employees on the third floor revealed that they felt uneasy, as though they were being observed by something unseen. Others said they would lock all of the windows and doors at night only to find them unlocked or open the next morning. Phantom footsteps and other unexplained noises were reported, and the elevator seemed to have a mind of its own as it traveled between floors, doors opening and closing, only to reveal no one inside. On the second floor, the sounds of distant ethereal music have been reported, and, according to one former employee, candles would melt into bizarre shapes.
In 2002 a new tenant, the Central Station Bar, moved into the McEwan Clinic Building. The bar and deli occupied the first floor, its offices were on the second, and the third floor was supposed to be converted into a VIP lounge. Due to decreasing revenues, the Central Station Bar closed in 2011, but during its ten years of operation, the staff reported occasional and surprising spikes in the volume of the sound system. Televisions would occasionally switch on or off on their own. Even the apparition of an older man had been spotted at the far end of the bar late at night, well after closing time. Was it the spirit of Dr. McEwan, making the rounds of his old patients?