Bill DeWitt http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis officials seeking $17M from state to get Ballpark Village back on track http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-officials-seeking-17m-state-get-ballpark-village-back-track <P>Supporters of the long-delayed <A href="http://www.stlballparkvillage.com/">Ballpark Village</A> project in downtown St. Louis made a renewed pitch today for state backing to the <A href="http://www.mdfb.org/">Missouri Development Finance Board</A>.</P> <P>The $100 million project would be built&nbsp;on the north side&nbsp;of <A href="http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/stl/ballpark/index.jsp">Busch Stadium </A>and would contain space for retail stores, restaurants, an open-air event space with a retractable roof, and a <A href="http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=stl">St. Louis Cardinals</A> Hall of Fame and Museum.&nbsp; Team President Bill DeWitt&nbsp;III says the project got sidetracked by the economic crisis that hit the country four years ago. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 22:36:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4374 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis officials seeking $17M from state to get Ballpark Village back on track Committee greenlights revised Ballpark Village proposal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/committee-greenlights-revised-ballpark-village-proposal <p>The Cardinals are one step closer to making Ballpark Village a reality. A St. Louis Board of Aldermen committee voted Wednesday to move forward with revised development and financing plans.</p><p>Cardinals president Bill DeWitt III made his case for the city&rsquo;s support before the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:59:43 +0000 Joseph Leahy 4004 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Committee greenlights revised Ballpark Village proposal A familiar, small step forward for Ballpark Village http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/familiar-small-step-forward-ballpark-village <p>City's Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority has signed off on subsidies for the project, which could total $189 million if everything promised is built</p> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 22:19:57 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 353 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A familiar, small step forward for Ballpark Village Panel to hit "restart" on Ballpark Village http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/panel-hit-restart-ballpark-village <p>Remember <a href="http://www.stlballparkvillage.com/">Ballpark Village?</a> The multi-million dollar development at the site of the old Busch Stadium that was supposed to rival <a href="http://www.powerandlightdistrict.com/">Kansas City's Power and Light District?</a> (And is in fact a product of the same developer, <a href="http://www.cordish.com/">Cordish Companies</a>.) The development that in 2008 became not-so-affectionately known as <a href="http://www.beloblog.com/KMOV_Blogs/sportsblog/2008/06/lake-dewitt.html">Lake DeWitt?</a> That was supposed to be partially completed by the All Star Game and instead got turned into a <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/stories/2009/03/16/daily33.html">parking lot and softball field?</a></p><p>Well, kind of like a cat, the project lives again. And this time, <a href="http://stlcin.missouri.org/alderman/alderman.cfm?ward=7">Ald. Phyllis Young</a> says she thinks something substantial will get built.</p><p> Tue, 18 Jan 2011 15:34:26 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 328 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Panel to hit "restart" on Ballpark Village