ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman, who has declared the long-delayed pier project will proceed in its entirety despite calls to scale it back, said Tuesday that time is a factor in his decision.
ST. PETERSBURG — Walter McCanless doesn't want the city to build the Pier and is mulling a petition drive to stop the project. He said the cost of replacing the waterfront landmark — it's currently $66 million, but the mayor wants to spend even more — is too high.
ST. PETERSBURG — Pilings for the city's new pier won't go in for months, but for the committee charged with choosing public art for the $66 million Pier District, the deadline is tight.
ST. PETERSBURG — One of three restaurants proposed for the Pier District has been dropped, freeing up construction funds needed to build other parts of the project aimed at integrating the new pier with downtown.
ST. PETERSBURG — As architects prepare to give City Council members an update Thursday on their plans to link the new Pier to the city's downtown, there's growing opposition to the number of eating establishments envisioned.
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.