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Crestwood mall’s plan is ‘economically viable’ and is ‘moving forward’

Crestwood mall’s plan is ‘economically viable’ and is ‘moving forward’

January 27, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com In a meeting with city officials last week, the Crestwood mall developer said it has determined after meeting with tenants that the $300 million proposal for the site is “economically viable and ready to move forward” pending financ...

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Merger, Stenger and trolley place regionalism on St. Louis center stage

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Merger, Stenger and trolley place regionalism on St. Louis center stage

January 9, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With the leaked news that nonprofit organization Better Together was proposing a sweeping city-county merger that would merge St. Louis County and St. Louis city into one new “megacity” that would be one of the largest cities in the nat...

Crestwood mall project is now a $300 million redevelopment

Crestwood mall project is now a $300 million redevelopment

October 29, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Developers of the former Crestwood mall say that plans to redevelop the vacant site as “Crestwood City Center” have tripled in size to $300 million from the previous estimated $105 million, which would make it one of the largest d...

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

May 23, 2019

The Crestwood mall site along the Sappington Road/Detjen Drive entrance that used to be a parking lot now is covered with dirt, pictured above, as seen May 21, 2019. More dirt will soon return to the site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Dirt is being trucked b...

Crestwood extends mall agreement because progress is in ‘late stages’

Crestwood extends mall agreement because progress is in ‘late stages’

April 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Walpert Properties has not yet announced tenants for the Crestwood mall redevelopment, but city officials extended the redevelopment agreement for six months because they believe the company’s plans are in the “late stages.” The...

Crestwood city officials say they are seeing ‘positive progress’ toward mall project

Crestwood city officials say they are seeing ‘positive progress’ toward mall project

November 22, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com More than a month after a broker open house that showcased the possible sale and redevelopment of the Crestwood mall site, city officials say they are already seeing signs of positive progress. The proposed new developer for the mall, Creve Coeur...

Reader questions how mall converted into a demolition ‘dump site’

Reader questions how mall converted into a demolition ‘dump site’

November 7, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I witnessed the demise of the Crestwood mall since 2001. More than a month ago there was a letter drafted by a lady that addressed the questionable operations of this “developer” UrbanStreet Group and previous practices. Having considerable experience rega...

‘Crestwood City Center’ unveiled at mall

‘Crestwood City Center’ unveiled at mall

October 10, 2018

The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up last week at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling...

New developer unveils plan for Crestwood mall site: ‘Crestwood City Center’

New developer unveils plan for Crestwood mall site: ‘Crestwood City Center’

October 4, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up Wednesday at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mi...

Lindbergh not taking position on mall yet, will wait and see on Walpert proposal

Lindbergh not taking position on mall yet, will wait and see on Walpert proposal

September 19, 2018

Mount Crestwood at the mall site in June, before bulldozers started bringing down the leftover dirt mounds. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As the announcement last week of a possible restart of new development at the former Crestwood m...

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