Enjoy the next phase of transformation on Bryant Street in Highland Park on Thursday, October 25th. At 3:00 there will be a groundbreaking of a brand new, mixed-use building, followed by "Bite of Bryant Street" beginning at 3:30. Bite of Bryant Street will feature food and drink specials as well as free menu samplings from participating restaurants so you can see all that Bryant Street has to offer.
No RSVP required, just come out to Bryant Street on Thursday, October 25th and be a part of the future of Highland Park!
New mixed-use building at 5803-5811 Bryant Street. Ground-breaking on October 25th!
David Hance from the HPCDC will be speaking to the Highland Park Community Council at their monthly meeting on Thursday, October 18 about the latest plans for Bryant Street including the phase 2 ground-breaking ceremony scheduled for October 25th.
After the ground-breaking ceremony, the "Bite of Bryant" street event will take place until 6pm with free samples of food from the menus of the many fine restaurants on Bryant Street.
Today restaurateurs Jesse & Amy Seager of Point Brugge Café announced the name of their new restaurant, "Park Bruges Café", to open by the end of the year at 5801 Bryant Street. State Senator Jim Ferlo, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, architects Andrew Moss and Chad Chalmers, local businesspersons Amy Enrico and Lee Gross, and representatives from Highland Park Community Development (HPCDC) and East Liberty Development, Incorporated (ELDI) participated in the ceremony as well.
Jesse & Amy Seager of Point Brugge Café will be special guests (along with Senator Jim Ferlo and Mayor Luke Ravenstahl) at a ceremonial start to construction of a new restaurant at 5801 Bryant Street in the Bryant Street business district on Friday, May 15, 2009, at 2:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served.
Tonight the HPCDC entered a formal agreement with ELDI to provide project management and construction management services to redevelop the property at 5801 Bryant Street into a restaurant and two market-rate apartments as a part of an overall strategy to revitalize the Bryant Street commercial district.