Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood sees infill boom

Renovations and new construction in the Central Corridor -- defined by the area south of Delmar Avenue and North of Interstate 44/55.
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SMART LIVING BY DESIGN Building 07/21/2016 08/16/2016 SINGLE FAMILY $90,000.00 CONSTRUCT SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING PER PLANS
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TR2 VENTURES INC. Building 07/05/2016 SINGLE FAMILY $225,000.00 CONSTRUCT SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOUSE (PER PLANS)
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Remember the DeBaliviere Arcade proposal?
Thursday June 25 1981

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Anyone interested in the history of the Skinker/DeBaliviere neighborhood should check out the online archives of The Times of Skinker DeBaliviere. Some fun stuff, such as arguments about street barricades, gentrification, MetroLink, etc. They seem to have everything back to the 1970s.

http://sdtimes.org/archivesmain.html
Fascinating stuff in those issues.
The first one talks about demolishing two "obsolete" buildings on the SW corner of Delmar and Skinker for a Jack in the Box. The JITB didn't happen, but the demoes did and now we have the fenced-off barely-used AT&T parking lot.

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