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Kendall Yards

An old railroad yard northwest of downtown Spokane is slated to be transformed into the city’s newest neighborhood, with 2,600 new residences and 1 million square feet of commercial space, and a new connection for the Centennial Trail. Follow developments related to this project here.

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News >  Idaho

Kendall Yards Kitten

This is the one that got away. I was at the Night Market at Kendall Yards last night and while my family was sampling salmon jerky and caramels, I was gazing at this adorable guy. Alas, he'd already been spoken for.

Centennial Trail moves towards completion

Good news from the City: A new section of the Centennial Trail has been completed along Summit Boulevard. I can't think of a better way to celebrate the 25th birthday of this local treasure than closing the gap at Mile 25 which extends from Bridge...

News >  Business

First phase of Kendall Yards Centennial Trail work starts Monday

The anticipated start of construction of the new Kendall Yards segment of the Centennial Trail started today, according to the Kendall Yards Facebook page. This is part of the Greenstone company's commitment to make the mixed-use near-downtown development a fully integrated part of the riverbank...
A&E >  Food

Blaine’s Central Food now open

Over in Kendall Yards, amid a sea of new construction, David Blaine's new restaurant Central Food is beginning to open. Central Food opened today, and will have limited hours this week as the staff tests menu items, learns the new computer system and generally work...
News >  Business

David Blaine launches soft opening of Kendall Yards restaurant

View Larger Map Today marks the soft opening of Central Food, the new eatery in Kendall Yards. Central Food is the only current eatery in Kendall Yards, the large mixed-use development on the north side of the Spokane River west of the Monroe Street Bridge....

Open House to discuss closing a gap in the Centennial Trail

The City of Spokane is conducting an open house to present improvement options for addressing a gap to our regions recreational treasure: The Centennial Trail. The open house is designed to gather public input and will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 6 to...
A&E >  Food

Chef David Blaine bringing Central Food to Kendall Yards

Here's the reason outspoken local chef David Blaine has been mum on speculation about the first restaurant planned for Kendall Yards: He's behind it. Blaine told my colleague Tom Sowa he's opening the new restaurant in the Cedar Street Park Building south of the State...
News >  Spokane

Council eases tax subsidy rules for Kendall Yards

Tax subsidies will flow to Kendall Yards even if the developer of the 78-acre project does not seek public bids on construction of streets, sewers and other public infrastructure. The Spokane City Council on Monday voted 6-1 to amend the tax-increment financing agreement it has...
News >  Business

Kendall Yards building Monroe access

Residents of Kendall Yards may have direct access to Monroe Street by the end of the year, weather-permitting, Wayne Frost said today.The vice president of Greenstone Corp.’s commercial division said Ide Ave., which connects with Monroe just north of the Spokane River bridge, will be...
News >  Business

Tree planting revives Kendall Yards

With the planting of a tree, developer Jim Frank today revived the Kendall Yards development on the north bank of the Spokane River.The first 18 units of the $25 million residential and commercial project, stalled by the financial problems of the previous developer, should be...
News >  Spokane

Spokane City Council approves tax exemptions for Kendall Yards

The eventual owners of 279 proposed residences in Kendall Yards will not have to pay property taxes on new construction for 12 years.The Spokane City Council on Monday voted 5-0 to accept Greenstone Corp.’s application for multifamily tax exemptions on the portion of Kendall Yards...