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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...

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

Before: Mount Crestwood in June, before bulldozers started bringing down the mounds. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

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...

PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

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

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...

Crestwood cites mall developer for ‘Mount Crestwood’ mounds; could be flattened next week

Crestwood cites mall developer for 'Mount Crestwood' mounds; could be flattened next week

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com 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 at the site starting next week at the latest. The dirt at the former mall should be...

‘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...

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