Construction fencing is up around One City Centre in downtown St. Louis as crews start work to renovate the old mall into a parking garage with street level retail shops.
A sign, depicting what the new Seventh Street Garage will look like, hangs along a chainlink fence at the corner of 6th and Locust.
For years, plans to redevelop the old mall have stalled. Remember the plan for the Mercantile Exchange? mxstl.com/
Last fall, we told you that the Missouri Development Finance Board tentatively moved forward on a plan to loan the City of St. Louis 5 million dollars to make improvements to the One City Centre: www.kmov.com/community/blogs/reporters-blog/69164587.html