Stories tagged: downtown spokane
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
A new two-year contract the Spokane City Council is considering for Hoopfest will cap the amount event organizers would have to pay for police and firefighters working overtime at the …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Spokane developer Larry Stone has proposed a $60 million project for the old YWCA site on the north bank of the Spokane River.
Fri., April 28, 2017, 6 a.m.
How Jim Frank’s development company – Greenstone Corp. – gained control of Kendall Yards, the former industrial site perched above the Spokane River, is a classic case of entrepreneurial patience. …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 12:06 a.m.
Kendall Yards developer sees ‘enormous potential’ for residential neighborhood on downtown’s east end
Could another Spokane site magically morph into a thriving urban neighborhood like Kendall Yards is? Developer Jim Frank believes so. He sees “enormous potential” for the east end of downtown, …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Developer Ron Wells plans 214 housing units in the historic hotel, including micro apartments that will rent for $453 a month. The loan will be repaid over a 25-year period. …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
The speeches had only just begun, but the field in front of the clock tower was crowded with thousands of people when the Spokane March for Science got underway Saturday …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
What’s missing from downtown Spokane’s retail and service scene? The city and several business groups hope to take the guesswork out of filling the gaps by tapping into sales analytics.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Savannah Breeden, 30, and Thomas Kilborn, 32, opened Urban Nirvana want everybody to enjoy tea at their new shop.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
The city will have to vote a few more times before Ron Wells’ loan to convert the old hotel into mixed housing gets final approval.
Mon., March 6, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Daily Chronicle announces it will get new home designed by Kirtland Cutter
The Spokane Daily Chronicle announced that work would soon begin on a building that would be the “finest in the West:” The Spokane Chronicle’s own building. “A steel frame fireproof …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Work on Post Street Bridge suspended after two men killed and many injured when falsework collapses
Work on the Post Street bridge was stopped until further notice, because to proceed “would be criminal,” said the city engineer. Two workers, including the project superintendent, Dave Cullen, died …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Multiple workers presumed dead when framework collapses during bridge construction
Tragedy struck at the Post Street bridge construction project when the “falsework” – temporary framework – collapsed, sending up to 30 workers into the icy torrent.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
John W. Graham & Co., a office supply store and bookstore, announced plans to build a spectacular six-story building at Sprague Avenue and Stevens Street.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 5 a.m.
Riverfront Park, a friend observed the other day, is as important to Spokane as Disneyland is to Anaheim. If that’s the case – and I can’t disagree – then you …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
The former Macy’s building in downtown Spokane has a new name. After about 300 different names were submitted via a contest to name it, Centennial Properties said on Thursday the …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Renovations to the former Macy’s building in downtown Spokane are still on schedule, although a city review board has questions about specifics of the project design.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 1 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Finally, Ridpath renovation may be a reality, part of ‘generational transformation’ of downtown
Downtown Spokane is in the midst of a massive, generational transformation, a series of changes that will redefine it for years to come.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Dry and partly sunny weather on Wednesday gave construction workers a chance to lay a substantial amount of asphalt pavement over torn up streets in downtown Spokane
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
The Spokane City Council voted unanimously this week to provide the Cowles Co. an eight-year subsidy for apartments being built in the Spokane Chronicle Building. The multifamily property tax exemption …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
A single layer of asphalt will be laid down on Lincoln and Monroe streets downtown to allow full traffic flow during the winter, following a busy summer that left some …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
About two-dozen iPhone devotees have lined up outside the Apple Store in downtown Spokane to get their hands on the latest model, which went on sale today.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Centennial Properties, which purchased the shuttered Macy’s in downtown Spokane this summer has released its plans for turning the department store into apartments and new retail space.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016
Business are suffering in downtown construction zone; city asks the public to help them with their purchasing power
Tue., July 5, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
A new grocery expected to open early next year just north of the Monroe Street Bridge will not be affiliated with a chain. The store, which will be on the …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Kendall Yards is planning to build a grocery store just north of the Monroe Street Bridge. Developers filed an application with the City of Spokane last week to build the …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
A woman was robbed of her purse in downtown Spokane at gunpoint just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, but she was able to get it back after giving chase.
Sun., June 12, 2016, 4 a.m.
The 14th annual Spokane Street Music Week kicks off Monday with simultaneous satellite events going on in the historic Garland District and downtown Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
The company that owns River Park Square has won the bidding to the recently closed Macy’s in downtown Spokane. The announcement was made today by Centennial Properties, a subsidiary of …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 8 p.m.
The offices of Spokane’s defunct afternoon newspaper soon will be renovated into apartments, the company that owns the building announced this week.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Five years on, nothing much has changed at the deteriorating Ridpath Hotel in downtown Spokane.