Thursday, September 13, 2012
The Board tabled a decision so they may have a chance to hear from all three applicants for the vacant restaurant space on Sappington Road, including the Richmond Heights sandwich shop.
Crestwood aldermen want to hear from all applicants in line for the vacant Sappington Barn space before they choose a new tenant. The board tabled a decision last month to choose one of eight possible operators, asking the city’s park board to submit their top choices in time for the Board of Aldermen’s Sept. 11 meeting. A committee of representatives from the park board, Sappington House Foundation, and library trust narrowed their choices to three: a second location for Fozzie’s Sandwich Emporium, which is based in Richmond Heights; The Sappington House Restaurant, a dinner spot from the manager of a Sunset Hills restaurant; or a new breakfast and lunch concept called The Barn. Aldermen held short question and answer sessions with Karen …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Crestwood and Sunset Hills boards of aldermen, and Lindbergh School District board meet Tuesday, Sept. 11. Other items slated for discussion include a new tenant for the Sappington Barn Center and a Sunset Hills dog park.
Public hearing: 2012 property tax rates Old business: The alderman will choose a firm to oversee planning services for Crestwood Court redevelopment. The city received two formal proposals, according to the city administrator’s executive summary. The board will also discuss whether they will consider TIF funding (tax increment financing) as a viable option for the mall's redevelopment. If TIF funding is approved, portions of revenue from nearby taxing districts would fund the project. Portions of new taxes generated by the finished development would repay the project costs. The city’s parks board narrowed a list of eight proposals for the new Sappington Barn Center tenant down to three. Aldermen will discuss a possible second location for…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The Board will seek feedback from the city's park board as they review eight proposals for the vacant space.
The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will gather feedback from the city’s Park Board on eight proposals for the vacant Sappington Barn Center, 1015 S. Sappington Rd. before selecting a new tenant. While Aldermen have entertained alternative uses to what has historically served as an eatery, several of the submissions are food and drink establishments. One proposal was submitted by a non-profit organization, according to Ward III Alderman Jerry Miguel. Another options includes a “going operation in Richmond Heights.” Representatives for the proposals were not available at Tuesday's meeting. Patch will update this story soon! Subscribe to our daily newsletter to read Crestwood city news in your inbox or phone. Related articles:
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The board continues their discussion on redeveloping the Watson Road mall, and will also determine a direction for the Sappington Barn Center.
Crestwood Court Crestwood Court is again on the plate of the Crestwood Board of Aldermen for tonight’s meeting as they continue to refine a new use for the near-vacant space. The board stated in July they’d been “underwhelmed” by an informal proposal from Centrum Properties this summer, which focused on live entertainment components and a multipurpose plaza for special events. During last month’s meeting they recommending moving forward with an RFP for planning services. Sappington House Barn The board will also review eight proposals submitted for the vacant Sappington Barn Center, 1015 S Sappington Rd. The site was mostly utilized as a restaurant and special event space, and experienced relatively quick turnover. The Barn went through …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Crestwood Parks Board met on site at the Sappington Barn to determine the vacant former restaurant facility's best purpose.
Support from the Sappington House Foundation came out in peaceful force to the Crestwood Parks Board meeting June 19. The Parks Board, arranging to meet at the site of the Sappington Barn Center, had the current vacancy of the barn at the heart of its agenda discussion. Several members of the Foundation along with Dana Jones, a trustee of the Sappington Library of Americana, spoke to uphold the barn's former use as a restaurant, despite a recent city-released request for proposal that opened up the purpose of the facility. The RFP, after receiving no responses initially by its original April 3 deadline, was extended through Aug. 1, 2012. So far, one proposal -- for a restaurant -- has been received. The debate came after interest rose in …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Sappington Barn Center has been vacant since August of 2011.
Vacant Sappington Barn Center now has a chance at new life. During Tuesday’s Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting, Director of Public Services James Eckrich gave a presentation and fielded questions regarding the city accepting requests for proposals to lease the property. Since early 2000, the Barn has had four different restaurant managers. With the exception of limited rentals scheduled through the Sappington House Foundation and the resident manager, there has been no permanent tenant. “At times it’s been successful, at times it has not, which is why there has been such a turnover,” Eckrich said. Eckrich’s proposal, in conjunction with City Administrator Petree Eastman’s recommendation, includes the RFP, which solicits proposals for any…