Crestwood Plaza Redevelopment

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

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 mixed-use development similar to the boulevard-style development at “The Streets of St. Charles” that

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

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 mall site reignited ongoing conversations surrounding any potential new redevelopment, some

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PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

Pictured above: Bulldozers started bringing down Mount Crestwood Sept. 6, pictured above. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. 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

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Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Pictured above: ‘Mount Crestwood’ as seen in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. 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

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‘Mount Crestwood’ may soon be flattened

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 by Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, which has a permit through July that

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Aldermen agree: Mall still Crestwood’s top concern

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 doors while campaigning, the top issue voters quizzed them on

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Specifics remain elusive on redevelopment of mall

“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 complete, it doesn’t appear much else is happening there other

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UPDATED: Crestwood aldermen grant 60-day extension for mall demolition

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen adopted an ordinance granting a 60-day demolition extension to the developer of the former Crestwood Plaza site at Watson and Sappington roads. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the ordinance amending a redevelopment agreement between developer UrbanStreet Group of Chicago and the city to provide for

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