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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

July 27, 2015 5369

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3684

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2218

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2146

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 2104

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19610

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15824

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 29, 2015 2146

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1979

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1792

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1256

PPD Warns Public: Beware of Facebook Scam

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1039

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1025

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 941

Local Teen Cited on Charges for Alleged…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 692

Yeti Spotted at Hanson Pharmacy

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 678

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – July 29,…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 669

Muhlenberg County Head Start Preschool Program…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News