A problematic motel in Ballpark may make way for new mixed-use housing

For years, the Main Street Motel has plagued the Ballpark neighborhood. It will be history if the city agrees to rezone the two acres it sits on and allow developers to replace it with a new mixed-use project. A development team with several other mid-sized projects in the area wants to redevelop the run-down motel […]

Apartment-building momentum on North Temple transit corridor continues to roll

At an important corner in the Fairpark neighborhood, 900 West and North Temple, another auto-oriented business is giving way to housing.  Shamrock Communities, based in Plainfield, IN, is advancing their plans for a 120-unit, market-rate, podium plus five building at 875 W. North Temple.  It sits less than a block away from three residential projects […]

Builders look to add a new large-footprint apartment building on west North Temple

A manufacturing building and surface parking lot on west North Temple would make way for another five-over-one apartment building under what would be the continued redevelopment of the transit corridor. The new homes at 1881 W. North Temple St. would be mixed-income, with one-third of the units held at rents affordable for those making 60% […]

Office-to-residential transition in Central City near the 400 S TRAX line

In Central City, just southeast of Downtown, 1970s-vintage low-rise office buildings are transitioning to multi-family residential in a big way.  Three projects along 400 East – one under construction and the other looking for a zoning change – add to a number of developments that are integrating an architecturally-forgettable office ghetto into the increasingly-lively transit […]