Ali Youssefi, VP of CFY Development pointed to the historic facades of his company's latest project, those 1930's to 1970's something store fronts, many now held up by long metal crutches, and told us "we are going to keep as much of the original faces of these buildings as possible". And with that we took an inside out tour of the shells as they are being reborn to be tomorrow's happening places.
|A former theater's original Frank Carson 1970's mosaic will be retained|
Inside, work is going on to prepare the street, basement and mezzanine levels for future chic and interesting restaurants and bars that will feature farm to fork local foods prepared by expert chefs.
Getting above it all in Downtown/Mitown. Behind the businesses will be 137 mixed income apartments of varying sizes and rent levels from studios to penthouses. These high rise apartment homes have been set back 90 feet from the storefronts so as to avoid the tunnel effect they would create if they were built above the businesses. Very Thoughtful!
|Fifteen units will have mall views|