By Chris Eichhorn
On Thursday, ground broke on the new Ballpark Village “Phase 2” of development. And while this news may initially seem less exciting to you than the origins of Ballpark Village just 4 years ago, this newest development is far more significant for the area.
Ballpark Village Phase 1 does quite a lot of business: that much cannot be contested. However, because most of this business consists of bars, restaurants, and even more bars, these developments do not add a great deal of new business to the area. There already were bars downtown – and in fact, the locus of night life for the city in 2012 was on Washington Avenue, just a half mile away from Ballpark Village. Many of those bars (for example, the former Dubliner on 11th and Washington) are now closed, beaten out by the glitzier, newer competition seen at downtown’s new bar hotspot. There is nothing inherently wrong with this: new businesses open and best their competitors all the time. However, it’s worth noting that this doesn’t represent new business or revenue in any meaningful way. This is often referred to as migrational development, and can be best understood by imagining a small company located on one side of a street moving to other side. Were any new jobs created? Did the street prosper more than it had previously? Not particularly. Similarly, downtown Saint Louis saw the opening of new bars at Ballpark Village Phase 1 and the closure of other bars nearby.
Ballpark Village Phase 2, however, is quite another animal. Instead of a series of bars and snack shops, the Cardinals’ new development project brings office space, a hotel, and a 28 story residential tower: these represent real growth, developments which can legitimately increase revenue for the area and spur further development down the line. Unlike bars and clubs, differing residential developments are not inherently in competition -- often proving the opposite, with more people wanting to move near growing, pre-existing population centers. Ballpark Village Phase 2, in other words, does not simply shift the economic value from one part of downtown to another, as was mostly the case for Phase 1; it grows the pie. That’s significant, and hopefully Saint Louisans appreciate this distinction.
By. Chris Stritzel
This morning, history was made as the St. Louis Cardinals and Cordish Companies broke ground on the second phase of Ballpark Village. The highly anticipated second phase will consist of a 29 floor residential tower, a Office Building and a Live! By Loews Hotel. Also included is a three floor grocery store/Fitness Building. This is a significant development for Downtown St. Louis and is likely to spark other projects in the near vicinity of the stadium. The presentation this morning was all about the project and the success it could bring.
Bill Dewitt the 3rd even stated that this is only the second phase and that there is more to come. The crowd was also fairly large for this event. There were about 400 people in attendance. The very large screen showed us all what the project will look like from many different angles that have never bneen seen before (those are below). Overall, the Cardinals, Cordish Companies and Lyda Krewson hailed this as a key redevelopment piece for Downtown St. Louis.
Furthermore, the full project will be 700,000 square feet. That is 7 times the size of the current phase. Below are the Renderings from the event (that will be updated when better ones come out). Below that is the website for One Cardinal Way. For those who are interested, the waitlist starts today. And beneath that is a fly around shown at the event.
Press Release by the Cardinals
ST. LOUIS, MO (December 14, 2017) – The St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies broke ground this morning on the $260 million second phase of Ballpark Village. The Cardinals and Cordish were joined by St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and numerous civic, community, and business leaders to celebrate this exciting milestone. The 700,000 square foot mixed-use expansion project will complete a full build-out of Clark Street, transforming it into one of the most exciting streets in all of professional sports.
“This second phase is more than seven times the scale of the first phase of Ballpark Village, bringing our total investment in new construction downtown to well over $750 million since 2005,” said Bill DeWitt III, President of the St. Louis Cardinals. “By developing new housing, Class A office space, an upscale hotel, and high quality street level retail, we are truly putting the “Village” into Ballpark Village.”
New buildings will be built on both the east and west sides of the existing Phase 1 development. A new street will emerge, running from 8th Street to Broadway, and be called Cardinal Way. On the east end of Cardinal Way will be a 29-story luxury residential tower called One Cardinal Way. On the west end will be the first new construction Class A-Office Building in downtown in over a generation, anchored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, and an upscale convention hotel, Live! By Loews – St. Louis, MO. In addition, a three-story retail pavilion just north of the existing Busch II Infield and Event Plaza will connect everything together. This spectacular glass pavilion will be anchored by the 31,000 square foot Onelife Fitness, a nationally recognized, state-of-the-art health and fitness club.
The first phase of Ballpark Village has played a pivotal role in the revitalization of downtown since opening in 2014, creating more than 1,000 construction jobs and 1,700 new permanent jobs when it opened. The second phase of Ballpark Village stands to create 1,500 construction jobs and more than 1,000 new permanent jobs.
"It is an honor to grow our partnership with the DeWitt family and the St. Louis Cardinals on this $260 million expansion of Ballpark Village,” stated Blake Cordish, Vice President of The Cordish Companies. “Ballpark Village is setting the gold standard for sports-anchored developments in the country and our partnership is proud to play a role in the ongoing revitalization of downtown St. Louis."
Located at the corner of Clark and Broadway, One Cardinal Way will be one of the most luxurious, amenity-rich apartment communities in the country. The 29-story, 297-unit tower will offer unobstructed views directly into Busch Stadium, as well as the Gateway Arch, Mississippi River, and St. Louis skyline. Designed by Hord Coplan Macht (HCM), One Cardinal Way will be designed to meet National Green Building System certification and will feature high-end materials, expansive ceiling heights, state-of-the-art appliances, and parking within the building. The community will feature studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and penthouse apartment homes. Additionally, the first floor will include 10,000 square feet of restaurant, retail and lifestyle amenity space.
One Cardinal Way will also feature over 25,000 square feet of interior and exterior residential amenity space that rivals that of any luxury apartment or condo building in the United States including:
· An expansive outdoor terrace with direct views into Busch Stadium
· Infinity Edge Pool
· Demonstration Kitchen
· Club room featuring an indoor-outdoor bar and fireplace
· Private Event Entertainment Room
· Fitness Center
· Conference Room
· On-site dry cleaning drop off and pick up
· Building sommelier
· In-building parking
· 24-hour lobby attendant and full suite concierge services
Beginning today, those interested in living at One Cardinal Way can schedule appointments with the Cordish Living management team to digitally view and reserve apartments at www.onecardinalway.com.
Designed jointly by HKS Architects, HCM and Tao & Lee, the new office building will be the first new construction office building built in downtown St. Louis in more than a generation (Metropolitan Square, 1989). The building will be anchored by PwC, one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world and longtime major employer in downtown St. Louis. The 10-story building will feature street level retail, modern office amenities and more than 500 structured parking spaces.
“This is a tremendous project that will bring hundreds of new residents and over a thousand new jobs to our city,” said Lyda Krewson, Mayor of St. Louis, MO. “I am excited to see a world-class hometown company like the Cardinals and their development partners, The Cordish Companies, expanding their investment in St. Louis and bringing the first new, Class-A office building downtown in nearly three decades.”
Plans were also announced for a new lifestyle tenant to anchor the expansion: Onelife Fitness. The state-of-the-art flagship location will occupy 31,000 square feet in the retail pavilion building directly north of the Busch II Infield and Event Plaza. The expansive space will span two levels and feature a two-story glass façade overlooking incredible views of Ballpark Village and Busch Stadium.
Onelife Fitness is owned and operated by US Fitness Holdings, LLC, one of the largest fitness companies in the United States, with the passion to improve lives by delivering unparalleled service and innovative programming. This high-energy club will feature over $1 million of the newest cardio and strength equipment, large functional turf training areas (indoor and outdoor), the most innovative and fun group fitness classes like BodyPump, Pilates, Yoga, Hot Yoga and Barre classes and industry-leading personal training and small group training like Zone4 high intensity heart-rate based interval training and Explosive Performance athlete training and more.
US Fitness currently owns and operates 47 clubs in Missouri, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. St. Louis will be the second Midwest location - the first location opened in Kansas City, MO adjacent to Cordish’s One Light Luxury Apartment tower in the Power & Light District.
“We are excited to open Onelife Fitness within one of the most impressive and highest profile sports-anchored, mixed-use projects in the country,” said Kirk Galiani, Co-Chairman, US Fitness Holdings, parent company of Onelife Fitness. “Our successful partnership with The Cordish Companies has allowed us the opportunity to extend our Midwest presence and to now team up with one of the great franchises of all professional sports, the St. Louis Cardinals, to bring something extremely special to Ballpark Village and downtown St. Louis.”
The construction of Ballpark Village’s expansion represents the next step in the Cardinals’ vision for downtown St. Louis that began with the opening of the new $411 million privately-financed Busch Stadium in 2006. Located on 10-acres north of Busch Stadium, Ballpark Village is the first master-planned development designed around a new Major League Ballpark. The dining and entertainment district welcomed over 10 million guests in its first three years.
The expansion project is targeted to begin opening in 2019 and be complete by 2020.
By. Chris Stritzel
Today, we are getting our first look at the multi million dollar Railway Exchange Redevelopment Plan. The owner of the building is Hudson Holdings. In the preliminary Renderings of the project, Square appears to be a tenant and one that would be significant to the Downtown office list. The building is also beautifully restored and looks great. Even though these are preliminary plans for the building, they include details on how the interior will look and function. The Architecture firm is Cannon Design.
The old bridge over Olive Street appears that it will be torn down and replaced with a new one. Or it may be renovated heavily. The bridge appears to function as a commons area for the office portion of the project. There is no word yet whether or not there will be a Hotel or residential portion of the project. Included in this project is a Market Hall. We assume that this will e something similar to a food court or food hall like the one at the City Foundry. It would be quite large and include, what appears to be, 22 stalls for retail and restaurants.
In the office space, a cafe at 7th and Olive as well as a atrium that looks down on the Market Hall. The other 2 floors are office space for what could be square. However, that deal has not been approved yet by Square. The developer hopes to begin this restoration + redevelopment project in August 2018.
There are additional renderings and things below. This story will be updated.
By. Chris Stritzel
After rumors, construction, announcements and waiting, St. Louis can finally taste native Danny Meyer’s interpretation of some of our food. Shake Shack has opened today in Central West End. This is the company’s first location in St. Louis and certainly not the last one. At the prominent corner of Euclid and West Pine, Shake Shack lies in the nearly completed EUCLID Building. This is being developed by the Koman Group.
The 6 floor building should be open sometime in Early 2018, not until then, the first occupiable space in the Building belongs to Shake Shack and the Shack lovers cannot wait. Of course this location will have the signature Shake Shack lines snaking around the location. It is expected considering so many people have been waiting for this day for over a year since it was announced. If you want to try Shake Shack, it is best to download the Shake Shack app (which is available on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store) and order ahead. That way, you won’t have to wait for the long lines and the headaches of waiting in a line as long as it will be.
We will be down at Shake Shack this afternoon.
UPDATE: The Review/Verdict
I, Chris Stritzel, went down to Shake Shack today around 3P.M. and thought I would do a review of my experience there and give a recommendation on the kind of food that you may like. It begins just below.
I arrived at Shake Shack around 3P.M. on opening day and packed about a half block North on Euclid just west of the Whole Foods Market/Orion building. I walked over to Shake Shack and the line was not to long. Earlier in the day, the line went down to the Boy Scout building on West Pine. There were only about 15 people ahead of me outside and about 20 inside, in all, 35 people +/-. It was cold outside from the strong winds that were blowing. It was already windy enough but being in the recently built up Euclid Concrete Canyon made the wind even worse. It was like a wind tunnel.
As I waited in line, a man, who appeared to be in his 30s, came behind me and we started to talk. He stated that he was from Kansas City and wanted to know what all the hype was about surrounding Shake Shack (F.Y.I. Kansas City doesn't have a Shake Shack yet). He also wanted to know what the line was about. So I told him that lines at Shake Shacks are common especially new ones because hundred, if not thousands of people have the urge to get their hands on a Shake Shack burger or other foods. He was shocked and basically said that it is a cult.
As we continued to talk, two employees came out. One had menus and the other had hot cocoa. That hot cocoa was one of the better that I have had. It was rich and thicker than most other cocoa drinks but had a slight salty flavor to it. I asked one of the employees why it was this way, her response was that there was a dash of sated caramel in it. I was shocked but I liked it. After about 15 minutes outside in the cold wind, I got inside and it was packed. People were all over the place, 20 in front of me waiting to order, 10 waiting for their food and even more sitting down eating. It was interesting. (Video below).
Over the smell of food cooking in the kitchen, I could smell fresh paint which made the experience even better. It was also at this time that I realized the line grew back to the West Pine door on the Northern face of the building (keep in mind that it was now around 3:20P.M. so more people were getting off of work and school and just arriving). After waiting in line for a while, I ordered my food. I ordered a Chicken Shack, Original French Fries and a Coke. It was $13.20. Now some say that is expensive but I differ on that as it is 1. In Central West End which is expensive itself, 2. The City has a high tax rate (and tax was $2 on my order), and 3. Unless you have been to the one in Chicago, this one is reasonable.
My server was a middle aged man who was happy and didn't know how to use the Point of Sale system. But that is to be expected considering it just opened. Within 5 minutes, I got my food and went on my way. I got to my house and ate and it was very good. The Chicken was just the right amount of spicy, juicy and sweet. The fries were crunchy and not salty (which I like), the Coke wasn't anything special, as it was a Coke. I highly recommend getting the Chicken Shack if you happen to visit a Shake Shack as it is good and offers something different from a place known for its burgers and frozen custard.
So what is the verdict based on people, food, employees and atmosphere? I give this place a 4.25 out of 5 stars. The only thing I would like to see improve is employee usage of the computers. At times, the line would be stopped for two or three minutes because the employees did not know how to use the computers correctly. But I believe that they will learn by the first or second week of being in business. Furthermore, it is something that can't be changed, you are crunched for parking in Central West End. Street parking Is a hassle and Whole Foods bans you from parking in their garage, so you literally have to park a couple blocks away, unless you are lucky like me, and walk to Shake Shack. Unless it is not freezing cold or windy out, it would be ok but walking in the cold and wind really just makes this a hassle.
Overall, I think that Shake Shack will expand in St. Louis in the future and that this location will be highly successful once numerous proposed projects get underway around it.
By. Chris Stritzel
Yesterday evening, I posted on Twitter (@BuildingSTL) that the Preservation Board would See a preliminary proposal for 300 South Broadway. Today, those plans were unveiled by St. Louis Business Journal’s Brian Feldt on Twitter. The plans call for the demolition of the 6 floor St. Louis Community College Building at 300 South Broadway (Southeast Corner of Clark and Broadway). In its place will rise a new 33 floor tower consisting of...
- Groudn Level Lobby
- Floors 2-8 are Parking
- Floors 9-33 are Apartments
The tower is most likely going to be marketed with views of the Stadium and the Arch. Since the posting of Board Agenda on twitter by myself, people have commented (and with good reason) questioning why an older building will come down to make way for this tower. Many people say that this can be built on the numerous vacant lots around the stadium and preserve this building. An explanation as to why this is not an option is because of owners of Parking Lots are in it to make as much money as possible, especially around the ballpark. Owners of the lots will not sell easily or, in the case of 500 South Broadway and Cupples X, those lots are owned by developers which means that plans could be in the works for either of them. When the time comes, Parking Lots will be bought out and things will be built on them, but at this time, that is not a viable option.
If the Tower is approved by the Preservation Board on December 18th, it will surely go through numerous revisions. Public hearings will most likely be held and should be encouraged if none are planned. Meanwhile, directly to the Northwest on the opposite corner, One Cardinal way is scheduled to break ground on Thursday December 14th at 9:30 A.M. This means that both tower will be competing for residents as both offer views of the Arch or the Stadium. 300 South Broadway and One Cardinal Way have a flaw that may turn residents away. The hulking City block size, Busch Stadium East Garage is an eyesore when looking down on it.
It does not look nice from the top, has a prison vibe to it when viewed from the street and has NO street level retail spaces to offer to the public. It is just something bad to have as your view out of your bedroom or living room in these two towers, especially when you are paying potentially over $1200 a month for a cheaper unit. The garage needs to go. Will it? Most likely not in the next 20 years.
The architecture firm behind this project is HDA Architects who are based in Chesterfield Missouri. They designed the recently completed 212 Project in Clayton and have co-designed the AC Hotel in Central West End. The front of this tower looks trendy and beautifully designed, however, the Northern and Southern Facades, and potentially the Eastern side (I hope not) has the 212 Tower vibe to it. That tower isn't particularly trendy looking but adds a fairly large building for Downtown Clayton, that one is 26 floors and 380 feet tall.
This tower though, as stated earlier will sit at 33 floors tall and, if that is the case, the tower could be over 386 feet tall thus making it the tallest residential building in the City, a title that will be held for a short amount of time by One-Hundred if this tower is approved and built. December 18th, we will learn more about this project and Building St. Louis will be in attendance to here the plan in full, until then, here are the known specs.
Address: 300 South Broadway
Architect: HDA Architects
Floor Count: 33
Number of Units: Unknown
Cost: $100 Million+
Tax Abatement Sought: Unknown
Project Update Page Below
Click the button below to go to the 300 South Broadway Project Update Page.
The Preservation Board document specifies that the building will not exceed 335 feet on height and will not have a all glass facade when seen from the East Side. They also do not really like the height of the tower compared to surrounding structures. The “punched wjndows” are also not desired. They also will not issue approval for demolition of the existing structure UNLESS a Building Permit was applied for and/or approved. The elevations are featured below.
By. Christopher Eichhorn
Just over three months ago, the Mississippi Valley Trust Building was just another vacant - but beautiful - downtown Saint Louis building. Smaller than others at just 4 stories, it seemed ripe for reinvention at a time when the downtown area was quickly resurrecting. That is a sentiment that Daniel Brian, COO of COVO co-working spaces, shared. A native of Philadelphia now living in San Francisco, Daniel and his team at COVO were looking for places to grow their co-working business, and Saint Louis’s Mississippi Valley Trust building at 401 Pine struck them as ideal. The space’s grand opening is December 7th.
We were looking for places on the tipping point for growth,” Daniel, COO of COVO, told us, which seems a reasonable conjecture given the significant construction ongoing in the downtown area already. They were also looking for places with a dearth of available coworking spaces: Daniel believes that similar cities might have 2-3 times as much comparable space already available in their downtown area. Combined with low real estate costs (Daniel was visibly struck by how cost-efficient Saint Louis real estate is), and this helps explain how a relatively small San Francisco firm chose Saint Louis as only their second location.
The space has come together quite rapidly, and has a unique combination of amenities. Unlike most coworking spaces – which operate almost exclusively as office space for rent – COVO also operates TRUST coffee bar in the front of its space to attract more diverse clientele and to bring the space together. There is space both for walk in customers in addition to a premium space (at two dollars an hour) to both have coffee but also have access to better internet, a printer, and many normal office needs. “The coffee helps our clients to avoid insularity,” Daniel said, and this premise certainly makes sense. Without this central space, the COVO coworking might seem like a hodge podge of disjointed, unaffiliated offices, none of which coordinate or know one another. But with it, COVO feels simultaneously like a place that can provide professional business settings and a community.
For those interested in the available office space, COVO offers a variety of office set ups for two hundred dollars a month, each of which comes with almost all office supplies included (paper cutters and shredders, printers, etc.). The offices vary in size from one to eight employees, and come with access to two shared lounges which additionally help tie the COVO clients together. For those interested in the coffee, TRUST opens at 8AM Monday through Saturday, and converts to a cocktail bar at 4PM (run by former workers of the Thaxton SpeakEasy). And for everyone, we suggest you pop in to check out another beautiful space revived in the Downtown area.
You can contact COVO at 314-455-6313 or visit their site at https://stl.hellocovo.com
By. Chris Stritzel
When I last designed the Building St. Louis logo, it was done for the second anniversary. In the past, the logo was simple lettering or a location around town. But in order to be ready for the future, a new logo had to be created that was better, and more colorful, than the second anniversary one. That is where our new logo comes in. With a fresh and simple look, the new logo represents our region as a whole, and not just the City of St. Louis. Let me explain the key design elements of the logo.
1. Red, Yellow, Blue and White: These colors are on the St. Louis flag. That flag symbolizes our region just as the arch does. Even though we take pride in the arch, the flag is a symbol of our region’s largest municipality. Anywhere you go in the region, you are sure to see the St. Louis flag flying on someone’s porch on featured on a t-shirt. People take pride in St. Louis, so why shouldn’t we?
2. Fleur De Lis: The symbol of St. Louis and our French heritage. It also symbolizes our rebirth as a city and region, that is why it is on our logo officially.
3. A circle in the red: This Circle represents us coming fully around from bad times to great times again. It is basically the life cycle of St. Louis. The white breaking through the red is us breaking through the barrier that was holding us back. That barrier is the Great Recession.
We can’t wait to see what is planned for future of St. Louis, and our logo is here to set our path to report on it.
By. Chris Stritzel
As the November 27th Preservation Board meeting nears, the document reveals an expansion plan for the Lafayette Preparatory academy complex at the corner of Mississippi and Lafayette in St. Louis' historic Lafayette Square district. Planned is a two and a half floor addition to an existing building along Lafayette. It will add classrooms and will serve as the new and improved entrance to the school building. Connected to the church at the South West end of the site will be a brand new, ground up construction, of classrooms.
The two floor building will add to the campus and make the neighboring church seem larger as the building will take advantage of the structure. The city's design office is pushing for preliminary approval of the project but some things still have to be addressed I the design. The biggest issue, that was seen in the document, is the "metal fencing does not match neighborhood requirements". Besides this issue, it most likely will be built in its current form as it is created with brick and blend nicely with existing structures nearby and in the overall Lafayette Square neighborhood.
As seen in the renderings and site plan below, the expansion project will double the size of the current Lafayette Preparatory Academy and fill in numerous gaps in the campus. The biggest change out of the entire project will be the new building built along Mississippi as it will replace a vacant parking lot. There is no timeline yet for when we can see this project rise. The owner will most likely will address the fencing issue.
Recently, further North on Mississippi Avenue, Lafayette Square gained two new homes that fit well into the neighborhood's historic design. They are located at Lafayette and Park.
By. Chris Stritzel
In the November 27th Preservation Board Agena document on the city website, a interesting infill project for 1001 Russell Boulevard in Soulard has been found. The new building is a mixed use structure with street level retail and apartments above of those spaces. The planned structure will also have 21 parking spaces that are in the alley of the building. Each parking space serves one apartment in the building. In this case, there will be 21 apartments for, what appears to be, one of St. Louis City’s most popular and fastest growing neighborhoods.
The building will have a design similar to that of the neighboring buildings in the Soulard Neighborhood. So we can expect this to have brown brick. Futhermore, as Greg Johnson on NextSTL points out, this project will join the Trivers designed Russell Apartments at Russell-Gravois-55 down the street and the 7th and Victor project. Combined, all three developments will add 275 apartments to the “hot” market that is the Soulard Neighborhood.
Because this still has to go through the Preservation Board and get approved, it will be a while till we construction on the empty lot that will be replaced by this building. Personally, this project will be a big plus for Soulard as it will draw additional residents to the region and add to the street scape in a great way. The architect for the project is Ebersoldt and Associates based in downtown, so they know our area pretty well.
By. Chris Stritzel
For decades, the prominent Pruitt-Igoe Urban Forest (former home to the public housing project) sat vacant and overgrown. That is why it was called the urban forest. Now, nearly completely cleared off, Paul McKee's Northside Regeneration project could finally become a reality, in a way. The planned development for this lot you may ask? A $350 Million+ development known as Healthworks Village. It will consist of two hotels, hospitals and some office space when construction is supposed to be completed in 2025.
Currently, construction is beginning on the first phase of the project, a Urgent Care hospital, which will be built where Dickson Street used to run through the project. Also part of this phase is the laying of foundations for future development, such as streets and underground infrastructure so that construction can commence on the remainder of the project accordingly. The Urgent Care facility will have only three beds for overnight stays as well as small rooms for less major cases. It will basically be a "MICRO Hospital". The Urgent Care facility will be, in no way, like the planned Micro Hospital at 15th and Locust.
As the more than $1.5 Billion NGA project is wrapping up it's site preparation work, the future of the Pruitt-Igoe site has been in question ever since Paul McKee took it over earlier this year. When he took it over, McKee labeled it as "the crown jewel" of Northside Regeneration. Why? Because of the facilities it will bring to the Northside if the city. Healthworks Village will also complement the NGA development as it will spruce up there area around the development. Not to mention, the future MetroLink Line than could go down Jefferson Avenue.
If MetroLink goes down Jefferson Avenue, we can see more development along that street as it is a major thoroughfare through the city. Furthermore, Heakthworks Village will deal with the eyesore known as “Pruitt-Igoe”. Even though this phase of the project is small compared to the overall plan for the site, it is a start and will help shape the Jefferson Avenue corridor for years. Although less urban, it is the “smart start” to the true Northside Regeneration Project.
While these plans commence and get underway, Paul McKee’s Gas Station and Grocery Store North of Downtown on Tucker, has stalled. That would’ve been a $20 Million investment into the Near Northside neighborhood and Downtown in general. But hey, at least Paul McKee isn’t sitting around doing nothing anymore. He still has tons of land to redevelop on the Northside and into the Central Corridor, better hurry up Paul.