Author Topic: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion  (Read 5628 times)

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2016, 12:15:41 PM »
Anybody heard anything positive about incorporating some retail in the design off Palm or Prudential?

Also, with all the vacancies at the Aetna Building, making it mixed use with a hotel would make a lot of sense with it's beautiful location and the lack of hotels nearby.

How close is "nearby"?

The Lexington and Crowne Plaza are a couple blocks away.  Technically the Omni on the Northbank is a Skyway stop away.

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #16 on: December 21, 2016, 12:53:29 PM »
The garage has been approved without retail and the cancer center under construction won't have much, if any, as well. Also, there are five Southbank/Northern San Marco hotels within a two Skyway station ride.
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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2016, 01:02:38 PM »
The garage has been approved without retail and the cancer center under construction won't have much, if any, as well. Also, there are five Southbank/Northern San Marco hotels within a two Skyway station ride.

Not having retail makes absolutely no sense. I mean, Baptist is building that garage one way or another, and everyone continues to be short sighted.

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2016, 01:08:15 PM »
The DDRB approved the retail-less design within the last month or so. Perhaps they'll include some retail when they add the medical tower next to it.
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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2017, 07:52:38 AM »
Ground has broken on the construction of the garage project. Drove by it this morning.
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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2017, 10:50:50 AM »
Still no safe connection to the current San Marco Skyway station. Perhaps the expansion will accommodate those forced to play Frogger?

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2017, 10:58:40 AM »
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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #22 on: March 27, 2017, 11:03:51 AM »
^ LOL. That is pretty awesome.

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #23 on: March 27, 2017, 12:40:02 PM »
I love how the signs for the parking garage construction advertise it as multi-level.

Isn't a non-multi-level parking garage a.... parking lot?

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #24 on: March 27, 2017, 03:12:33 PM »
I love how the signs for the parking garage construction advertise it as multi-level.

Isn't a non-multi-level parking garage a.... parking lot?
What do you call that single level covered parking facility attached to your home?

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #25 on: March 31, 2017, 11:11:18 AM »
You mean my horseless carriage shed?!

Ok, you've got me there... I thought "parking garage" was synonymous with multistory parking structures.

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #26 on: March 31, 2017, 11:48:02 AM »
You mean my horseless carriage shed?!

Ok, you've got me there... I thought "parking garage" was synonymous with multistory parking structures.
The most basic distinction is that lots are usually uncovered while garages are a structure (either by themselves or built into a larger facility).  Granted they are most often seen in a multi-level configuration, they can be a single level.