Stories tagged: Here's the Dirt
Fri., Nov. 27, 2009
New therapy facility to offer indoor pool
The next swimming pool to open in Spokane Valley will be indoors. It’s the heated therapy pool being completed inside the new office building of Youthful Horizons Physical Therapy at …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2009
Community center expansion expected to house more services
Northeast Community Center officials will break ground Monday on a $3.7 million project that will nearly double the size of its building at 4001 N. Cook in Spokane. Director Jean …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2009
Peirone’s building new digs
By next spring, Peirone Produce Co. food handlers will be sorting eggs, lettuce and other food items at a new, 70,000-square-foot warehouse and operations center on the West Plains. Pronounced …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2009
Shakey’s back on firm footing
Longtime Spokane residents will remember Shakey’s Pizza. Two of the restaurants operated here for years, closing in the early 1980s. Now Shakey’s is back, with a modern look but also …
Fri., Oct. 16, 2009
Renovators turn Helena into the Pearl on Adams
The Spokane Housing Authority’s long transformation of the former Helena Apartments is nearing completion. The building’s old name, associated with a dark moment in downtown Spokane history, has been scrubbed …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009
Carnegie library will be hotel company’s headquarters
Magnuson Hotels will move into its new Spokane headquarters in the former Carnegie library at 525 E. Mission Ave. today. The company, which had offices in the Northpointe Office Center, …
Fri., Oct. 2, 2009
Modern apartment units rising in Peaceful Valley
Spokane architect Chris Olson wasn’t afraid to try something different with his first residential apartment building. A principal with the Spokane firm nystrom olson collins, he’s a month from finishing …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2009
ILF Media relocates to newly refurbished digs
ILF Media has moved into the former Spokane Art School building after investing more than $1.5 million in its purchase and renovation. The company, founded nine years ago in the …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2009
New child care center was built kid-friendly
From extra padding under the carpets to child-size sinks and toilets, Pacific Park Children’s Center is built to meet the needs of kids. The 6,200-square-foot child care center recently opened …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2009
New paintball club opens in north Spokane
The area’s paintball crowd should be pumped over the recent opening of Spokane Paintball Club in a remodeled building on the city’s North Side. The business opened this month in …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009
Spokane Valley hotel on the rise
Workers have finished about half the construction of the Spokane Valley Hampton Inn & Suites, just east of the Spokane Valley Mall, at 16418 E. Indiana Ave. The project should …
Fri., Aug. 14, 2009
Fitness comes to the mall
Brooke Holloman is the owner and proprietor of Chrome Personal Training Center, in Spokane’s NorthTown Mall. The 3,000-square-foot center has been operating about three weeks and will have a grand …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2009
New Plato’s Closet coming
The opening of a new Plato’s Closet can be a conspicuous affair. Just look for the throng of girls and young women waiting to get in. Valerie Rhoads has seen …
Fri., July 17, 2009
Top Notch Café fixed up, nearly ready
The landmark Top Notch Café in Spokane will reopen next month with its bird’s-eye maple woodwork restored, its art deco exterior repainted to the original black and white, and the …
Fri., July 10, 2009
Mead church taking shape
After seeing their last church go up in smoke – by design – Mead United Methodist Church members are watching their next building become reality. The $465,000 project is a …
Thu., June 11, 2009, 4:53 p.m.
Groundwork under way for South Hill office complex
Silvey Construction and a partner group of investors are working through ground preparation on the South Hill’s next large office complex, at the corner of East 29th and Martin.
Fri., June 5, 2009
New Inland Power and Light building to feature alternative energy generation
Inland Power and Light Co. is putting power and light into its new West Plains headquarters. Monday, outside the 26,000- square-foot wood and brick building on West Hallett Road, workers …
Thu., June 4, 2009, 4:51 p.m.
Inland Power sending juice to new headquarters
Inland Power & Light Co. is putting power and light into its new West Plains headquarters.
Fri., May 29, 2009
CdA office building will feature lake view
The profile of downtown Coeur d’Alene keeps rising, literally. A six-story office building will be built at Seventh Street and Sherman Avenue, next to one of the two new condo …
Fri., April 24, 2009
Church-turned-events venue plans dedication, open house
As work is completed on a remodel of the Lincoln Center event venue in Spokane, owners and brothers Richard and Chris Heftel are preparing to celebrate with a public dedication, …
Fri., April 3, 2009
Here’s the Dirt: Y Building, Ridpath floors on auction block
The top two floors of the former Ridpath Hotel, once the home of one of Spokane’s hot spots – Ankeny’s – are on the block in a national silent auction …
Fri., March 27, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Here’s the Dirt: Downtown apartments to open soon
Years in the works, one of downtown Spokane’s most ambitious commercial-residential projects is a few months from opening its doors. The 68-unit Madison Apartments should start leasing in mid-May, said …
Fri., March 20, 2009
Here’s the Dirt: Grapetree Village expanding
Architect Glen Cloninger has begun construction on another phase of the Grapetree Village development on East 29th Avenue in Spokane. The 24,000-square-foot expansion is a continuation of the original, slightly …
Thu., March 19, 2009, 4:53 p.m.
Here’s the Dirt: Grapetree Village expanding
Architect Glen Cloninger has begun construction on another phase of the Grapetree Village development on East 29th Avenue in Spokane.
Fri., March 6, 2009
Refurbished motor court offers low-cost, downsized housing
Wells & Co. will reintroduce motor court living to the Spokane real estate market Sunday. Developer Ron Wells has finished an overhaul – really a rebuilding – of eight small …
Thu., March 5, 2009, 4:46 p.m.
Here’s the Dirt: Wells and Co. finishes cottages
Wells and Co. will reintroduce motor court living to the Spokane real estate market Sunday. Developer Ron Wells has finished an overhaul — really a rebuilding — of eight small …
Fri., Feb. 27, 2009
Worthy Enterprises opens new corporate center in Valley
The River View Corporate Center, which mushroomed out of the ground in 40 days, is open for business at 16201 E. Indiana Ave., leasing director Jack Marr says. The five-story …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2009, 5:07 p.m.
Here’s the Dirt: Corporate center opens in Valley
The River View Corporate Center, which mushroomed out of the ground in 40 days, is open for business at 16201 E. Indiana, Leasing Director Jack Marr says.
Fri., Feb. 20, 2009
Old building’s site will become parking for Convention Center
The agency that runs the Spokane Convention Center plans to demolish a century-old building in April to make way for more parking. Earlier this month, the Spokane Public Facilities District’s …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009, 5:22 p.m.
Building across from convention center slated for razing
The agency that runs the Spokane Convention Center plans to demolish a century-old building in April to make way for more parking.