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Lindbergh Schools buys key property across from Crestwood mall for its maintenance shops

Lindbergh Schools buys key property across from Crestwood mall for its maintenance shops

July 3, 2019

The Magna Visual site as seen Tuesday, July 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools is buying a key property across from the proposed redevelopment site of the former Crestwood Plaza mall to move its district maintenance facilities....

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...

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...

PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

September 15, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mount Crestwood could soon be a memory, just like the Crestwood Plaza mall that it replaced. A pair of bulldozers were hard at work on the site starting last week, and City Administrator Kris Simpson said it was the start of a months...

Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

August 8, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt sometime soon. Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, the developer that’s responsible for the proposed $100 million redev...

‘Mount Crestwood’ may soon be flattened

‘Mount Crestwood’ may soon be flattened

May 19, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood is monitoring what City Administrator Kris Simpson is calling the “dirt stockpile situation” on the former Crestwood Plaza mall site. The 47-acre site of the demolished mall at Watson and Sappington roads is owned b...

Aldermen agree: Mall still Crestwood’s top concern

May 4, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The fate of the stalled Crestwood Plaza mall redevelopment is the top concern of not just residents, but incoming and departing aldermen. When new Ward 4 Alderman Ismaine Ayouaz and returning Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie went knocking on do...

Reader proposes turning former Crestwood Plaza site into ‘TIF Park’

Reader proposes turning former Crestwood Plaza site into ‘TIF Park’

January 17, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: This is a response to Executive Editor Mike Anthony’s Dec. 21 “Call the Tune” column headlined “Specifics remain elusive on redevelopment of mall.” I have come to the conclusion that we are going to be left with a big pile of mud where Crestwood Plaza used to b...

Specifics remain elusive on redevelopment of mall

Specifics remain elusive on redevelopment of mall

December 21, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Hardly a day goes by without someone asking about the status of UrbanStreet Group of Chicago’s roughly $104.3 million mixed-use redevelopment of the former Crestwood Plaza at Watson and Sappington roads. While demolition appears to be...

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