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St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« on: October 08, 2007, 04:00:00 AM »
St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update



Phase 2 is supposed to open this month.  Here's where things stand as of October 6, 2007.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2007, 10:35:09 AM »
It's too bad these stores aren't going downtown instead.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2007, 10:45:24 AM »
it's almost getting big enough that they need a people-move of some sort.  otherwise, they're going to have people parking at one end and driving to the other and backing up their parking-lot traffic.  perhaps a rail-trolley could be useful.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2007, 10:55:51 AM »
The Louisiana Boardwalk shopping center in Shreveport, less than half the size of the St. Johns Town Center, includes a small streetcar line to run shoppers from one end to the other.  Anyway, I can't see why Ben Carter would pay for such a thing when shoppers will just drive from one end of the center to the other if they don't want to walk.


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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2007, 11:05:06 AM »
The Louisiana Boardwalk shopping center in Shreveport, less than half the size of the St. Johns Town Center, includes a small streetcar line to run shoppers from one end to the other.  Anyway, I can't see why Ben Carter would pay for such a thing when shoppers will just drive from one end of the center to the other if they don't want to walk.

they would take it if it were free and easier than driving.  i'd definitely take it, but i like to leave my car behind when i go anywhere.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2007, 11:13:26 AM »
Something like the pic above would be awesome and get a lot of use. But it won't happen.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2007, 11:43:10 AM »
It won't happen because it would cost the developer money.  There aren't many of them in the business of losing money.
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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2007, 12:32:27 PM »
It won't happen because it would cost the developer money.  There aren't many of them in the business of losing money.

if only the business of losing money made money, then everyone would be doing it.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2007, 01:17:51 PM »
That is where city planners would step in and require some sort of transit option for developments of that scale.  Eventually that plan can be enlarged to connect other points of interest via a regional transportation system.  A little vison, that's all it takes.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2007, 02:41:54 PM »
When does Phase 2 officially open for business?  I know the word was October, but that is here and it doesnt look ready to me.  Anyone know?

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2007, 02:44:16 PM »
I'd imagine the rain has set them back a week or two.  My guess would be mid November.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2007, 06:28:55 PM »
October 26th has been the Grand Opening date for a little while, but it doesn't look like all of the stores will be ready.  I know urban outfitters, abercrombie, and a couple others will for sure be open on the 26th.

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2007, 06:36:30 PM »
It's too bad these stores aren't going downtown instead.

Wow, what a surprise that someone went there; Everytime something is not built in DT, it's a blight in this city; Gotcha. Hey guys, I'm back, and I'm ready to raise some hell ;D

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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2007, 08:51:51 PM »
Welcome back I-10.
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Re: St. Johns Town Center II Photo Update
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2007, 03:53:05 PM »
any clue as to why some of the buildings in those pictures appear to have a second story?