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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...

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...

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...

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...

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