One of Downtown’s Last Big, Empty Historic Buildings Slated for Apartments

By Kevin Collison One of downtown's last prominent, dormant historic buildings, the 23-story Mark Twain Tower, is slated to be redeveloped as a 202-unit apartment...

New Downtown Y Called Boost to Growing, Diverse Community

By Kevin Collison For perhaps the first time ever, downtown will be home to a high school swim team, one of many community-building opportunities cited...

New YMCA Coming Downtown After 37-Year Absence, Work Starts Friday

By Kevin Collison A new downtown YMCA, a huge civic endeavor in the making for seven years, is scheduled to kickoff construction Friday in the...

The Grand Adds Sixties Modern Cool to Downtown Living

By Kevin Collison The Grand, one of downtown's biggest historic preservation projects ever, opens this week following a $65 million renovation that's transformed a 1962...

Mulberry Lofts Opens in Historic Garment District Building

By Kevin Collison Mulberry Lofts, the latest downtown historic renovation project at 905 Broadway, has come to fruition with half of its 25 apartments already...

End of River Market Era, Pioneering Developer Dana Gibson Sells Holdings

By Kevin Collison Dana Gibson, who along with Mel Mallin began developing residential projects in the River Market in 1984, has sold his holdings, the...

Troost Gets Another Boost with 89-Unit Apartment Project at Linwood

By Kevin Collison A $14 million apartment project planned for the southwest corner of Linwood and Troost is moving forward following approval of a 25-year...

Developer Wins Final Approval for $78M East Crossroads Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The $72 million East Crossroads apartment development, a huge residential investment in one of downtown's trendiest areas, won approval for tax incentives...

Wonder Shops + Flats Add Yeast to Ongoing Troost Revival

By Kevin Collison The Troost revival is continuing to rise with the Wonder Shops + Flats mixed-use development nearing completion in the former Wonder Bread...

Hy-Vee Arena Opens, Bringing New Bounce to Bottoms

By Kevin Collison The Hy-Vee Arena formally opened last week in the West Bottoms at a ceremony where developer Steve Foutch was saluted for his...