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City Council paves way for new downtown development

Wednesday, May 29

Mixed use development will include residential and commercial spaces


At their meeting on Tuesday, Spartanburg City Council voted 6-0 to approve the sale of a lot located at the corner of Wall and W. Broad Streets (click here for a map) for around $30,000 to Midtown Properties to allow for construciton of a new mixed use multi-story development which will include at least eight new apartments with commercial space occupying the ground floor. The lot currently serves as a parking area with 21 parking spaces, which would be reduced to 16 when the new building is constructed.


Also at last night's meeting, City Council reviewed vacancies on City Boards and Commissions. In all, 24 seats are open on the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee (3), Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission (4), Board of Architectural Design and Historic Review (2), Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee (1), Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals (4), Housing Authority (1), Planning Commission (4), Public Safety Committee (3), and Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals (2). For more information, see our live tweets below.