under construction2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/11/13) -The newly revamped downtown area of Owensboro will soon see yet another major aesthetic change in Smother’s Park.

A property was sold recently for approximately $10 million where the Mexican restaurant El Toribio on Veteran’s Boulevard is currently located. The existing structure will be torn down and replaced with a 10,000 square foot, four to five story building.

The bottom area will have enough space to hold two to three restaurants with an outdoor seating area, and the upper floors will be office space, said Downtown Project Manager Joe Berry.

“It’s a very exciting project,” Berry said. “The Economic Development Council and the city envisioned Veteran’s Boulevard as a true pedestrian corridor.”

This particular area of downtown is home to businesses, retail stores, and residential space, making it optimal for visitors and citizens, said Berry. In the last six years, the city has invested $100 million in the downtown infrastructure with no end in sight.

The project is projected to begin in January.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6640

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4964

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 4733

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 3900

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2916

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 18990

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11981

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 02, 2015 4733

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
September 02, 2015 2297

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1716

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1703

Woman Allegedly Passed Out at Wheel Charged with…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1649

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1503

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1432

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1287

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1260

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1172

Governor Lauds Launch of Kentucky's New I-Way

by SurfKY News