Mac’s Apartment Plan at Streetcar Stop Endorsed Over Neighborhood Objections

By Kevin Collison In what could be a significant policy decision for future development along the expanded streetcar line, City Hall's desire to promote greater...

Regional Skate Park, Artworks, Could ‘Enhance’ New Buck O’Neil Bridge

(Editor's note: This article originally was published Feb. 3, 2022) By Kevin Collison Creating a regional skate park beneath the approach ramps to the new Buck...

Planning for Greenline Downtown Recreational Trail Makes Progress

By Kevin Collison The proposed Greenline recreational trail loop around downtown has received significant funding to help plan its eastern and southern legs, and advocates...

Mac Bets Big on Main in Response to Housing Demand and Streetcar

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties' plan for a 325-unit, mid-rise apartment project at Main and Armour is all about responding to increasing population growth in...

Apartment Tower with Affordable Units Proposed for Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Copaken Brooks is pursuing a 14-story apartment project at 1818 Main that is expected to include affordable units, according to a neighbor...

Prospects ‘Bleak’ for Converting Old Buck O’Neil Bridge to Park

By Kevin Collison The prospect of the old Buck O'Neil Bridge being converted to a linear park is "bleak" according to a feasibility study that...

South Loop Link Backers Seek $60M ‘Mega-Grant’ From Feds

By Kevin Collison Backers of the plan to deck the South Loop freeway with a four-block park are making a big ask from Washington, seeking...

Mac Properties Revives Big Armour and Main Project Without Incentives

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties has revived its big residential development plan at Main and Armour, and this time won't seek the incentives that prompted...

VanTrust Real Estate Joins Streetcar Land Rush on Main

By Kevin Collison VanTrust Real Estate, a major developer in the metro and nationwide, has joined the land rush along the planned streetcar extension, buying...

Big Waldo Apartment Project Proposed, Revives Streetcar Extension Idea

By Kevin Collison A 300-unit apartment project that would transform the scale and nature of the Waldo entertainment area received preliminary support from a transit-oriented...