Electric Company Lofts Opens Quietly, Extends Downtown Fringes

While it might seem that the stock of older, pre-war downtown buildings available for redevelopment has been expended, there are actually quite a few. Not necessarily located in what we now think of the downtown core, quite a few sit just to the east. One such building is located at the corner of Willow and […]

Stockyard Lofts: Major New Construction Announced for the Old City

A shift has happened in downtown development. Whereas for years we enjoyed a renaissance of older buildings converted to new, often residential, uses, we’re now firmly in an era of ground-up construction. One such development is complete, four are under construction and a couple of others have been announced. Joining that list today is Stockyard […]

City People Downtown Home Tour 2017, Part One

The City People 2017 Downtown Home Tour held this past weekend on Friday and Saturday featured some extremely attractive residences. Urban Woman and I have been attending the tour, which is over 25-years-old, for something around fifteen years. As I’ve said before, it was our gateway drug to downtown living as it became increasingly easy […]

A Surprise Set of Condos on the Market and an Update on the Mews

Condos continue to be hot property in downtown. Most of the residences coming onto the market are apartments, like Marble Alley, and even those seem to be snapped up as soon as they become available. But if you want to buy, it’s pretty tough. That was eased a bit by a decision just a few […]

A Look at Marble Alley: Today and in the Near Future

Marble Alley has been a topic of discussion in concept since I started this website. It was a point of some contention in the design phase and it underwent changes throughout the last five years. The ground-breaking took place over a year ago. For some time after that the efforts on the site seemed to […]