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Downtown St. Petersburg hotel plans reviewed today

The latest development: The Development Review Commission meets at 2 p.m. today in the Council Chambers at City Hall to consider a six-item agenda that includes the proposed Liberty Bayfront Hotel: Liberty Bayfront LLC is seeking approval of a site plan to build a 22-story mixed-use development that will include hotel rooms, commercial space and 288 structured parking spaces. Plans call for 252 hotel rooms, 24,729 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 7,800 square feet of conference and meeting space, and a five- level parking garage. Developers are also seeking a variance to airport zoning. The property is on the south side of Fourth Avenue NE between First Street N and Beach Drive NE. THE SKINNY: The site consists of three buildings. Two are designated historic landmarks: the 1912 Henry-Bryan House and the 1906 Bay Gables building, which houses the Chateau France restaurant.

Downtown St. Petersburg hotel plans reviewed today 07/01/08 [Last modified: Thursday, July 3, 2008 1:44pm]
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