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bayourat15

Mobile's Viagra to success!

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This would look good where the old courthouse used to be. The area proposed for development is plenty large enough for a condo/hotel/retail and a PUBLIC park. This is a drawing of a complex headed to Baton Rouge. It is taller and takes up less space than the one Mr Chastang proposed. With all the growth coming to Mobile in the near future , this is badly needed to stop the bleeding to Baldwin co. And bring downtown more spunk! Hey Mayor ,......"If you build(up!)it,they will come"!

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This would look good where the old courthouse used to be. The area proposed for development is plenty large enough for a condo/hotel/retail and a PUBLIC park. This is a drawing of a complex headed to Baton Rouge. It is taller and takes up less space than the one Mr Chastang proposed. With all the growth coming to Mobile in the near future , this is badly needed to stop the bleeding to Baldwin co. And bring downtown more spunk! Hey Mayor ,......"If you build(up!)it,they will come"!

oh yeah I would like that one allso Mobile's time is coming and it is coming soon I EXPECT POPULATION INCRESE OF 6,000 -8,000 IN Mobile co whin the next 2 -3 yrs may sound silly but only time will tell

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That's a nice proposal bayourat15 :thumbsup:Actually that rendering is 36 stories; only recently was it scaled down to 30 stories bec. of increased co$t due to the $hurricanes. What started out as a $50million project has now become a $75million project.

Mobile and Baton Rouge have many similarities. Both are similar in size; parallel to each other on the I-10 corridor'; waterfront downtown's that have made a strong comeback. Both downtowns are to one side of the city (Mobile's is on the East side; BR-on west side) were one time forgotten. Mobile seemed to play 2nd fiddle to Birmingham; BR 2nd to New Orleans. Both area's are competing for the $3.1 billion German steel-mill, etc.

Mobile and Baton Rouge can learn from each other's success. I enjoy seeing all the progress happening in downtown Mobile. It has also been fun to watch my hometown of BR's downtown rebirth since 1999.

As a LSU Tiger fan; Mobile sure has been good to us in football. QB-Jamarcus Russell started a trend coming to BR; and a few more have followed.

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That's a nice proposal bayourat15 :thumbsup:Actually that rendering is 36 stories; only recently was it scaled down to 30 stories bec. of increased co$t due to the $hurricanes. What started out as a $50million project has now become a $75million project.

Mobile and Baton Rouge have many similarities. Both are similar in size; parallel to each other on the I-10 corridor'; waterfront downtown's that have made a strong comeback. Both downtowns are to one side of the city (Mobile's is on the East side; BR-on west side) were one time forgotten. Mobile seemed to play 2nd fiddle to Birmingham; BR 2nd to New Orleans. Both area's are competing for the $3.1 billion German steel-mill, etc.

Mobile and Baton Rouge can learn from each other's success. I enjoy seeing all the progress happening in downtown Mobile. It has also been fun to watch my hometown of BR's downtown rebirth since 1999.

As a LSU Tiger fan; Mobile sure has been good to us in football. QB-Jamarcus Russell started a trend coming to BR; and a few more have followed.

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thats a good idea. I read an article a few weeks ago about the "bleeding to b-county". They said that its not happening. it happened a little in the 90s but its over. the Majority of the people are from out of state and other parts of ALabama. I think the article said only about 11,000 actually moved to B-county from Mobile County. But since Mobile County has maintaned a positive growth during that time I guess we have made up for the loss. especially since we added about 4,500 people this past year. :thumbsup:

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Details of the site plan are hard to see. Is there a larger version?

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Details of the site plan are hard to see. Is there a larger version?

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Thanks, NCB! Great project for Baton Rouge.

Something like that would make incredible infill in Mobile. I'd turn it around so that the parking entrance faced the west, accessed by a new alley between Government and Church streets, with ground floor retail space facing Government, Royal and Church.

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Thanks, NCB! Great project for Baton Rouge.

Something like that would make incredible infill in Mobile. I'd turn it around so that the parking entrance faced the west, accessed by a new alley between Government and Church streets, with ground floor retail space facing Government, Royal and Church.

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could one of u fellow posters post this drawing the other sites. Mobile needs all the help she can get ! Been trying to get on skyscraperpage but getting neaux response. Thanks..for looking up! not out :good:

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To my friends in Mobile.....

Trying to get my bearings straight with the lay-out of downtown's three tallest high-rises(yellow) on this aerial; in reference to the old courthouse site(magenta) that yall mentioned above. The shadows from the sun angle with the skyscrapers looks cool :shades: Is this the correct site for Chastangs proposed development at the old courthouse site?? How $expensive and tall is it supposed to be??

If I am correct on the location of the future site? That sure would make a great location for an infil/high-rise project clustered near the tall buildings! :thumbsup:

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I have not been in downtown Mobile since I was a little kid; usually just a quick stop at Tillman's Corner while on the way to the beach. I always enjoy the tunnel too. Next time I'm in the area I'll have to check-out downtown area in more detail. Just like Mobile, BR's downtown was left for dead; it's good to see both cities making strong comebacks!!!

Thanks for the props bayourat! I can't wait for October 20th too!!!

Mobile geographically seems to be perfectly centered between Auburn, Alabama, LSU and Florida State.

>> After yall finish getting Mobile city leaders to consider a more vertical infil project like RiverPlace to Mobile; get the BR leaders to build something like the RSA Tower!! Only problem is people around here (vertically challenged BR) seem to be attached to the historic 1932 State Capitol as the landmark of the city. They'll say "what? taller than the Capitol"??

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Trying to get my bearings straight with the lay-out of downtown's three tallest high-rises(yellow) on this aerial; in reference to the old courthouse site(magenta) that yall mentioned above. The shadows from the sun angle with the skyscrapers looks cool :shades: Is this the correct site for Chastangs proposed development at the old courthouse site?? How $expensive and tall is it supposed to be??

If I am correct on the location of the future site? That sure would make a great location for an infil/high-rise project clustered near the tall buildings!

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Hey , the proposed condo is geauxing to be 21stories with a price tag of i think around 70-85million.

hey cuz check out the courthouse condo post.

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oops! my bad it is 85 - 100 million ! for that Cinderella Castle looking one Mr Chastang proposed.

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