At the northwest corner of State and Fifth Streets (203 N. Fifth St.) crews will begin to prepare the site for a three-story building with office space on the first floor and apartment units on the upper levels.
Crews continue installing the storm drain in State Street from KCSR to Fifth Street and will also begin installing a new storm drain in Austin Street. Portions of Fifth Street will close to allow for the new storm sewer to be installed.
The overhead electric poles along the west side of KCS between Austin and State will be removed.
New library parking lot lighting will be scheduled after the Lyles House is relocated.
Oak Properties is planning to open the first phase of apartments in May. Pre-leasing is currently underway.
City Center Parking Structure is scheduled to open with apartments in May. Access to the parking structure is largely dependent upon adjacent streets and sidewalk construction activities.
The City Hall elevator will be replaced by 2Qtr15.
Construction of the Arts Plaza, including hardscape and landscape improvements, is scheduled to start; the Granville Performing Arts Center will be temporarily inaccessible from Austin Street. (Final design plans are pending.)
Design of the remaining three quadrants in Heritage Crossing will be finalized and transition into construction.
July – September 2015
Austin and State Streets
will be replaced.
Streetscape improvements along Austin, State, and Fifth Streets
Oak Properties is scheduled to complete construction of 203 N. Fifth St.
City Hall’s west and south façades are scheduled to be re-skinned.
City Hall restrooms, windows, and fire sprinkler updates will be completed.
CGTV Sound Stage and Public & Media Relations Office Space will be completed.
City Center Arts Plaza construction estimated to be completed.
October – December 2015
Heritage Crossing construction to be scheduled in mid- to late-2015.
The exterior of 1910 Pullman railcar is complete.
The design of the Arts Plaza is finalized.
The Lyles House was relocated to SW quadrant.
The historic Pace House moved to its new location in the Travis College Hill Historic District, where it will undergo renovations to return it to single family use.
The buildings at 203 N. Fifth and 504 W. State have been demolished. 504 W. State Street has been minimally improved with sod and irrigation until future plans for this site are developed. A 3-story building will be constructed at 203 N. Fifth with office space on the first floor and apartments on the upper levels.
The Landmark Museum and railcar have been moved to the Heritage Crossing Pedestrian Corridor. The grand reopening of the museum was held on May 31, 2014.
The Sixth Street extension between Austin and Walnut opened on May 28, 2014.
Council awarded construction contracts for City Hall Renovations as well as adjacent streetscape and infrastructure improvements.
Along the west side of KCSR between Austin and State Streets, GP&L crews buried overhead electric utilities underground. (Removal of the poles is scheduled for a later date.)
Installation of the electrical infrastructure in State Street to service new transformers at City Hall was complete.
Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) has been replaced along with upgrading electric service to City Hall.
Site clearance is complete.
Replacement of the aging water main on Austin Street (between Fifth and Third streets) has been completed. The street is temporarily open, but will close again in the coming months as the City Center development efforts ramp up.
Pace House and Lyles House have been relocated to a temporary location behind the Granville Arts Center.
Replacement of the sanitary sewer line in State Street between Fifth Street and the KCSR railroad.
Construction on the parking structure behind City Hall started in October 2013.
Site improvements on the southwest quadrant of the Walnut Pedestrian Corridor are complete and the Landmark Society relocated the museum to its new home.
Earthwork for the multi-family portion of the development began.
The design team finalized plans for the City Hall façade renovations, infrastructure, and streetscape in March 2014.
City Hall’s façade along the North side was refaced.