ST. PETERSBURG — There is consternation in some quarters about the city's plans to establish three restaurants in the new Pier District expected to open two years from now.
ST. PETERSBURG — The $66 million Pier District budget is getting even tighter.
Although the demolished inverted pyramid was itself a work of art for some, the new pier will have something the old one did not — actual public art.
ST. PETERSBURG — According to climate change experts, the Tampa Bay area doesn't stand a chance.
ST. PETERSBURG — Along with being months behind schedule in demolishing the Pier, Sonny Glasbrenner Inc. is again the target of allegations that it has fallen behind paying its bills.
ST. PETERSBURG — Budget constraints have forced designers to eliminate prominent features in the new pier project, and they won't be restored before construction begins later this year.
ST. PETERSBURG — Residents reviewed ideas Tuesday for the Pier Approach, the sweeping $20 million project that will link the city's waterfront landmark to the popular downtown core.
ST. PETERSBURG — Those eager to have a say about how the gateway to the new pier will look and function will get a chance to do so tonight, when designers of the $20 million project unveil their preliminary concepts.
ST. PETERSBURG — The name Pier Park hasn't had much luck in St. Petersburg. Back in 1984, voters soundly defeated a $72 million proposal by that name.
I write to you about my recollections of the Pier. Not just this Pier, but the Million Dollar Pier, as well.
In these historical photos, you'll see that the Pier has generated its share of hand-wringing over what to do about the aging structure.
Look through our gallery of renderings provided by the architectural firm that won the design competition for the new pier. Some of the planned features have since been modified.