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Friday, March 26, 2010

North 14th Street Sidewalk & Street Work in Progress

For those who were beginning to doubt that the street was ever going to come, this week has provided visible proof that the Crown Square redevelopment does, indeed, include putting the street back in.  The following pictures show the work under way over the past couple days.

The view from inside the ONSLRG office.

The view from inside the ONSLRG office.

Kevin from RVWagner Construction was part of the crew that closed the street and converted 14th Street into a pedestrian mall in the 1970s; now he's part of the RVWagner crew digging up the mall to put the street back in.

Kevin from RVWagner was part of the crew that closed the street and converted 14th Street into a pedestrian mall in the 1970s; now he's back on the scene as part of the crew digging up the mall to make way for the return of the street.

 

The cross-street of Montgomery is getting opened up, as well.

The cross-street of Montgomery is getting opened up, as well.

The view from Warren.

The view from Warren.

The Old North St. Louis Restoration Group office has become a popular spot to watch the action.  A reflection of Johnnie Owens can be seen in the glass.

The Old North St. Louis Restoration Group office has become a popular spot to watch the action. A reflection of Johnnie Owens can be seen in the glass on the left.

Joe Sweet is stopping by every day to check on the progress.

Joe Sweet is stopping by every day to check on the progress.

This entry was posted on Friday, March 26th, 2010 at 12:37 pm and is filed under 14th Street Mall, Crown Candy Kitchen, Crown Square, Johnnie Owens, Life in ONSL, ONSL amenities, ONSL people, Old North St. Louis Restoration Group, Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Responses are currently closed, but you can trackback from your own site.

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