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Nine Mile Station team will bring a rooftop diner and cocktail lounge to South Downtown
The team will open a pizza shop and basement bar across the street, too
Can South Downtown thrive again?
So far, Newport has spent $88 million acquiring property and has started gutting and prepping spaces. With the help of city incentives and historic-building tax credits, Kunkat wants to strip the wood and aluminum facade on a Peachtree nail salon to expose the original brick and stone and has torn out old carpet and drywall in the old Sylvan Hotel to reveal the historic brick walls beneath.
Mitchell Street will host several pop-ups as a kickoff to South Downtown revitalization
South Downtown developer Newport hopes to fill the spaces along Mitchell Street, ranging from 750 square feet to 1,400 square feet, with local businesses, makers, nonprofits, and more before starting renovations on permanent spaces.