Friday, May 24, 2013
Bill Rakes, Bern Ewert, Jason Vickers-Smith owner of WVS, Mayor Bowers, Joyce Waugh, Burrell Saunders Architect, Aaron Ewert
Developers today broke ground on a multi-year, mixed-use development that includes new apartments, restaurants, offices and retail space on the site of a former mill and scrap yard – the largest development of its kind in Roanoke.
Expecting to be divided between two eateries.
The 22-acre project, named The Bridges, will expand downtown Roanoke along South Jefferson Street, complementing the Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine & Research Institute and Riverside office complex currently across the street, as well as an adjacent site under the Walnut Street b