Stories tagged: university district
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
After talks were held up over disagreements on revenue sharing, Spokane County Commissioners agreed to split their share of the revenue from two public development authorities equally, and join the …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
The Jensen-Byrd warehouse on Main Avenue was first built as a storage facility for the Marshall-Wells Company in 1909. Today, it’s part of the WSU campus in the University District.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Work on the Catalyst campus at the south landing of the University District Gateway Bridge has moved quickly, and the two buildings under construction are on pace to be complete …
Tue., May 14, 2019
A newly renovated $11 million medical examiner’s building in Spokane will provide training opportunities for college students in the field of forensic pathology. The county is overhauling a building at …
Sat., March 30, 2019
More permits have been issued for work related to Avista Corp.’s Catalyst project at the south landing of the University District’s pedestrian bridge, according to city data.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
New public art sculptures, co-designed by local artist who died in windstorm, installed at Spokane’s Gateway Bridge
Steely and mirror-like, the new sculptures on either side of Spokane’s new pedestrian bridge are, quite literally, places of reflection.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
A 97-year-old brick building in Spokane’s University District that still boasts the faded “Pacific Fruit & Produce Co.” on two of its exteriror walls will reopen later this year as …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Development at the south landing of Spokane’s University District Gateway Bridge on East Sprague Avenue continues, with the announcement Tuesday of a partner building to Avista’s Catalyst building.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
The city of Spokane may soon give a property with a $1 million estimated value at the edge of downtown Spokane to the University District as it scales back other …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee tours University District Gateway Bridge as span reaches final stages of construction
City officials wouldn’t give a firm opening date for the bridge Tuesday, which will stand 120 feet tall on the eastern edge of downtown and link the University District with …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
The Spokane River connects Idaho and Washington, Natives and white settlers, and a variety of landscapes and ecosystems.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018
Spokane City Council approves millions of dollars in reserve funds for housing, street and downtown projects
About $30 million was moved from reserve accounts for specific projects planned in the final two years of Mayor David Condon’s term, which includes a city investment in the new …
Wed., June 27, 2018
Spokane City Council dedicates $430,000 in public dollars to Catalyst building in University District
The money, taken from a pool of $2 million established several years ago to promote large-scale economic development in town, will go toward building streets and installing a waterline to …
Sun., June 3, 2018
From torn-up roads, to large infrastructure and park projects, to that one looming crane, Spokane is entering a construction season that marks the way the city is changing distinctly.
Fri., May 25, 2018
Initial plans for a $65 million, 31-story high-rise at the entrance to the University District in downtown Spokane have been filed with the city.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018
The Spokane City Council unanimously adopted the name that has been used as a placeholder for the long-promised span spilling into the bustling University District.
Wed., April 11, 2018
A new roundabout, followed by a bridge replacement project, will disrupt the commute of about 11,000 drivers daily using Trent Avenue east of downtown during the next year.
Fri., March 2, 2018
After months of soliciting names and working the recommending power of social media, five names for the walking and bicycling bridge connecting Spokane’s University District to East Sprague Avenue over …
Thu., March 1, 2018
The developers behind the four-story, 150,000-square-foot Catalyst building have agreed to give Eastern Washington University $5 million over the first 10 years of its lease, offsetting most of the cost …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
Eastern Washington University says the newest member of its governing board will play a key role as the school prepares to expand its footprint in downtown Spokane.
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
Eastern Washington University’s leaders aren’t standing idly by while Spokane becomes a hub for innovation and a magnet for employers. Instead they are pursuing new facilities at the main campus …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
A local public-private-university collaboration called Urbanova is using street lamps to shed light air pollution.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
Until Expo ’74, the University District was a maze of railroad tracks and warehouses. Today it is being transformed into a combination of modern college campus, scientific business incubator and …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
An office building in the University District a short distance from Rockwood Clinic is being remodeled at an estimated cost of $850,000, and has been leased to the U.S. Department …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Construction work on the University District pedestrian bridge has been halted for the season. Eventually the $12 million span will feature a central arch reaching 120 feet high.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Community volunteers Dave and Mari Clack will be honored Wednesday evening for their role in helping establish Spokane’s University District and their ongoing support for higher education.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
With Terrain, Jensen-Byrd opens to the public next month. But the building’s future remains in limbo.
Spokane’s nonprofit arts organization Terrain is planning to hold its 10th annual exhibition in a place that has been used mostly for storage for more than a decade, the Jensen-Byrd …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
About 10,000 students attend classes at a variety of colleges and universities in Spokane’s Logan/University District neighborhood. Local residents enjoy the energy that students bring to the neighborhood, but investors’ …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
When complete, the $12 million suspension bridge will have a 120-foot-tall arch and connect downtown with the East Central neighborhood.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017
A Main route through downtown: Spokane ponders dedicated bike lane, more pedestrian friendly link to University District
City Council President Ben Stuckart says Spokane should start acting now to re-imagine a four block stretch of Main Avenue in order to promote business growth by getting more people …