Frankfort State Journal - Articles, Editorials, Commentary regarding

Capital Plaza Redevelopment Project


Frankfort moves ahead with P3 plan for Capital Plaza area ...State-Journal.com- 7 July, 2018
Frankfort moves ahead with P3 plan for Capital Plaza area redevelopment ... public-private partnership to redevelop the land where the Frankfort Convention ... to the Capital Plaza Hotel, The State Journal previously reported . . . 


You Asked: Do companies working on Capital Plaza site need local ...State-Journal.com - Jun 28, 2018
Josh Bergeron / State Journal – With demolition of the Capital Plaza area continuing, construction crews have already started work on a new ...
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Editorial: Small steps help keep river free of litter . . . State-Journal.com - Jun 26, 2018
Along with the Capital Plaza area, the Kentucky River is on the list of spots included in Frankfort's downtown redevelopment plan currently ...


City planners craft new rules for downtown hotels, Airbnb  State-Journal.com - Jun 26, 2018
The measures would not impact a separate agreement between the Capital Plaza Hotel, which sits on state land, and the Commonwealth of ...


Frankfort rolls back restrictions on Sunday alcohol sales . . . State-Journal.com - Jun 25, 2018
Frankfort rolls back restrictions on Sunday alcohol sales ... to go into effect this Sunday, City Manager Cindy Steinhauser told The State Journal. ... That combined with the redevelopment of the city's Capital Plaza area and an ...


Editorial: Unclear whether second hotel among best uses for ...State-Journal.com - Jun 25, 2018
During a meeting last week with the Capital Plaza Working Group, which ... still plenty of privately owned land downtown and South in Frankfort, ...


Editorial: Give permanent two-way streets a try on Mero, Clinton  State-Journal.com - Jun 22, 2018
By State Journal Editorial Board ... Prior to the still-ongoing demolition of the Capital Plaza area, Clinton and Mero streets in combination with the West Frankfort Connector ... Downtown redevelopment could change that.


Capital Plaza Hotel deal imposes 'serious constraints' on downtown ...State-Journal.com - Jun 20, 2018
The Capital Plaza Hotel is creating headaches for those tasked with planning downtown redevelopment in Frankfort. Not only does a ...

Editorial: FIS will reap the benefits of redevelopment . . . State-Journal.com - Jun 8, 2018
FIS, whose boundaries contain the core of Frankfort, is harmed by the ... For Barber and FIS, the Capital Plaza replacement represents a rare ...

State releases revised agreement for Capital Plaza, timeline for ...State-Journal.com - May 8, 2018
If all goes according to plan, private redevelopment in the Capital ... on Tuesday excludes the Capital Plaza Hotel and two “mechanical rooms . . 


Editorial: More Capital Plaza input should be welcomed . . . State-Journal.com-Apr 18, 2018
Capital Plaza redevelopment will fundamentally reshape our city. ... We suspect that a forum held elsewhere in Frankfort would have attracted a ....

You Asked: What will happen to Capital Plaza waste?  State-Journal.com -  Apr 12, 2018
Finance and Administration Cabinet spokeswoman Pamela Trautner said the Capital Plaza redevelopment, including demolition and new ..


County leaders criticize transparency of Capital Plaza land deal  State-Journal.com - Apr 6, 2018
County leaders criticize transparency of Capital Plaza land deal ... Last week, City Manager Cindy Steinhauser told The State Journal she had ..


Frankfort says goodbye to Capital Plaza Tower  State-Journal.com - Mar 11, 2018
As the crowd stared at the abandoned state office building, the Capital Plaza Tower crackled with explosive charges, released a few last gasps ....


Capital Plaza Hotel plays host to implosion parties and a church service  State-Journal.com - Mar 11, 2018
Worried that it'd be a tough task to attend church, travel back to the Capital Plaza Hotel and find a parking space, Jeffries and about 15 other ...


Editorial: Capital Plaza redevelopment should learn from Carter's ...State-Journal.com - Mar 2, 2018
This week, more than 150, perhaps 200, people gathered downtown to discuss the future of Frankfort's Capital Plaza area and riverfront.



Progress 2018: 'Capital Plaza, Biggest Thing To Hit This City Since ...State-Journal.com - Feb 25, 2018
“Capital Plaza: 'Biggest Thing To Hit This City Since Capitol'” read the headline in the March 8, 1971, edition of The State Journal, whose ...


State addresses Capital Plaza Tower implosion safety questions State-Journal.com - Feb 16, 2018
With less than a month to go before the Capital Plaza Tower is to be demolished, the state has started to answer questions about special safety ...


Demolition of Capital Plaza Tower reset to March 11  State-Journal.com - Jan 30, 2018
Demolition day for Frankfort's Capital Plaza Tower has been reset to ... Demolition Inc., told The State Journal that it had selected Sunday, . .


Steve Stewart: Capital Plaza, once hailed as Frankfort's savior, makes ...State-Journal.com - Jan 26, 2018
Steve Stewart: Capital Plaza, once hailed as Frankfort's savior, makes ... Plant Board renown gave me a 1971 State Journal clipping in which ...

Steve Fry: Goodbye, Capital Plaza, old friend State-Journal.com -J an 21, 2018
I've observed the recent demolition activity at Capital Plaza with some ... After the tower's demise, the State Capitol building will regain its status ...


Capital Plaza Tower demolition may be delayed State-Journal.com - Jan 17, 2018
With just over a month to go before the Capital Plaza Tower is slated ... implode the 28-story building, told The State Journal last week that Feb...

Street closures, changes scheduled for Capital Plaza demolition State-Journal.com - Jan 16, 2018
A number of street closures and traffic flow changes will begin Jan. 23 as a result of the Capital Plaza area's demolition, the Kentucky ...

Dates set for Convention Center, Capital Plaza Tower demolition State-Journal.com - Jan 13, 2018
Workers will move on to the Capital Plaza Tower one month after the ... In exchange for leveling the area and building a replacement state ...

Details emerge in Capital Plaza redevelopment deal State-Journal.com - Dec 22, 2017
“The sequence is the convention center, the Capital Plaza Tower, then ... the next lowest bidder, according to The State Journal's analysis of the ...


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