Work Continues at CentrePointe

More than 100 truckloads of concrete make overnight delivery to CentrePointe by Beth Musgrave, 12.02.16, Kentucky.com More than 100 loads of concrete were delivered to the CentrePointe site in downtown Lexington early Friday causing a lot of noise but no traffic back ups. The trucks were on site from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. for […]

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Lexington Center Seeking to Redevelop Parking Lot Near Rupp

Lexington Center seeks developers for parking lot near Rupp Arena by Beth Musgrave, 10.04.16, Kentucky.com Potential developers of the nearly 20-acre Rupp Arena High Street parking lot have until late November to submit their proposals. Lexington Center Corp. released its request for qualifications for developers this week.Money from the ground lease of the High Street […]

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Move of Peoples Bank building suspended

Fate of Lexington’s Peoples Bank building uncertain after move suspended by Beth Musgrave, 9.14.16, Kentucky.com The effort to move and save a mid-20th-century bank building on South Broadway in Lexington has been suspended after a dispute with the moving contractor and a missed moving deadline, leaving the future of the project in doubt. Laurel Catto […]

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Prep Work Continues on Properties Up for Redevelopment on Midland

Dozens of trees removed from downtown lot as prelude to development by Janet Patton, 8.30.16, Kentucky.com Former Lexington vice mayor Mike Scanlon said he had more than 40 trees cut down on a 2.7-acre lot at Midland Avenue and Short Street last week as a prelude to developing the property, but he has no definite […]

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Update On CentrePointe Garage Construction

Workers leave CentrePointe site, but another group to arrive soon by Beth Musgrave, 8.22.16, Kentucky.com Construction on a three-story underground parking garage at the CentrePointe site in downtown Lexington is continuing, the developer of the long-stalled development said Monday. Crews who were working on the proposed 700-space underground parking garage exited the site late Friday […]

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LFUCG Considers Main Street Central Library For New City Hall

Lexington may buy Central Library on Main Street for new city hall by Beth Musgrave, 8.2.16, Kentucky.com The city of Lexington is considering buying the Central Library on East Main Street for a new city hall, city and library officials said Tuesday. City government, which currently operates out of the former Lafayette Hotel building on […]

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Developers Announce Timeline for CentrePointe

CentrePointe to open in spring 2018, developer says by Cheryl Truman, 7.22.16, Kentucky.com Developer Dudley Webb has released the final renderings for the downtown CentrePointe project. The CentrePointe garage would be finished by spring 2017, he said, and most of the remaining CentrePointe complex would be complete by spring 2018. The hotel, which involves more […]

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Old Courthouse Renovations Plans Unveiled

Courthouse plan a brilliant solution to a vexing downtown problem by Tom Eblen, 05.24.16, Kentucky.com The plan unveiled Tuesday for renovation of the old Fayette County Courthouse is brilliant in many ways: It preserves one of Lexington’s most iconic buildings, it gives it new life and purpose, and it seems to be financially sound. The […]

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Council to Decide on Funds to Move Historic Bank

Lexington council questions additional $150,000 to move bank by Beth Musgrave, 05.10.16, Kentucky.com After nearly an hour of discussion during a work session Tuesday, the Lexington Urban County Council gave initial approval for an additional $150,000 to move and save a mid-20th Century bank on South Broadway. The council will not take a final vote […]

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Work On CentrePointe Garage to Start Soon

Work to start soon on interior walls for CentrePointe garage by Beth Musgrave, 4.15.16, Kentucky.com Construction crews have poured concrete for four columns of a three-story underground parking garage on the CentrePointe site in the last few weeks. Work will begin soon on the interior walls of the garage, CentrePointe developers said this week. Dudley […]

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