Demolition on the existing building is expected to start in winter 2020, and construction would follow in spring 2020.
City council has approved plans for a planned unit development (PUD) application for a new six-story apartment building in the West End, located at the old Olive Garden site. The project will include 207 units ranging in size from studio to three bedrooms and two levels of underground parking. The site will also include a new pocket park along 16th Street and pedestrian improvements connecting the apartment to the rest of the West End.
- Dec. 19, 2018 — Planning commission held a public hearing on the project and make a recommendation of approval to city council.
- Jan. 7, 2019 — City council approved a first reading of the PUD ordinance.
- Jan. 22, 2019 — City council approved a second reading of the PUD ordinance.