At least that's what I inferred today from a story in the St. Louis Business Journal
The article about a $5-million loan to developer SCR Investments for the rehabbing of the office building One City Centre also states (almost in passing) that the mostly vacant shopping mall St. Louis Centre will be turned into parking.
Per the Biz Journal:
SCR Investments plans to convert a bulk of the former St. Louis Centre
mall into parking for One City Centre tenants and parking for tenants
at the U.S. Bank Plaza office building at 505 N. Seventh St. The entire
St. Louis Centre/One City Centre development has been renamed 600
Perhaps I've been asleep at the wheel, but this is the first I've ever
heard of St. Louis Centre becoming a parking lot and/or garage.
got calls out to St. Louis Deputy Mayor Barb Geisman and another
developer involved in the project to confirm whether the Business
Journal article is indeed correct on this.
In the meantime, who's keeping track of downtown building and projects turned to parking lots or -- worse -- empty fields? Let's see, there's the Century Building, Ballpark Village....