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Photos: Aerial views of St. Petersburg construction projects

Bayway Apartments, 234 Third Ave. N; developer, California-based Mill Creek. Work is well under way on this eight-story building with 324 apartments on half of a city block across from Hotel Indigo. Last November, the developer bought the land for $4 million from Wells Fargo. This is the same site where developer Grady Pridgen planned Bayway Lofts about a decade ago. He envisioned a $50 million to $100 million mixed-use development that would rise 42 stories and include a hotel and rooftop restaurant.
Published Jul. 9, 2013

Downtown St. Petersburg seems to have grown a forest of construction cranes in the past few weeks. Several large projects are rising on what were once vacant lots or parking lots. All of the projects, which are in various stages of building, will be rentals and are scheduled for completion later this year or in 2014. Photographer Chris Zuppa took these aerial photos on June 29 to show progress on each. Click through them to find more information about each project.

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