VIDEO OF THE WEEK
the Tuesday, May 6 meeting of the Uptown Planners, the board
unanimously voted to allow the residential tower to return to the
developer's drawing board instead of giving it (what seems to be) a big
The community group (www.bankershillresidents.org) held presentations to educate the neighborhood on what was planned. The 11-story project would tower over the historic Britt Scripps House adjacent to the property. The planners insisted on moving the two floors of parking underground, adding retail space & re-working the design.
REGENTS TO REDESIGN
best-known “secret” in Bankers Hill is the Spruce Street Suspension
Bridge, located just west of First Avenue. Engineered by Edwin Capps,
this 1912 treasure provided walkers a shortcut to the newly built
trolley lines on Fourth and Fifth. The truly special footbridge is the
only of its type in SD County.
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SPRUCE STREET FOOTBRIDGE
Hillcrest Optical (Bankers Hill) glasses since 1948
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