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.
Cardinals president Bill DeWitt III made his case for the city’s support before the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee.
The St. Louis Cardinals Announced today via Twitter that Anheuser-Busch has "[joined] the first phase of Ballpark Village..." along with a photo of a new artist rendering of the development.
The rendering shows the brand name "Budweiser" prominently displayed on the upper facade of one of the buildings (see above).
This is a story that may sound familiar to some of you.
The St. Louis Cardinals and developer Cordish Cos. will step in front of a city agency on July 5 to outline their plans for Ballpark Village, the 10-acre site north of Busch Stadium.
The city's Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority has restarted the clock on the construction of Ballpark Village.
Remember Ballpark Village? The multi-million dollar development at the site of the old Busch Stadium that was supposed to rival Kansas City's Power and Light District? (And is in fact a product of the same developer, Cordish Companies.) The development that in 2008 became not-so-affectionately known as Lake DeWitt? That was supposed to be partially completed by the All Star Game and instead got turned into a parking lot and softball field?
Well, kind of like a cat, the project lives again. And this time, Ald. Phyllis Young says she thinks something substantial will get built.
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