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About the Civic Center Site . . .

27 Mar

On March 20th, Omaha World Herald announced that Tetrad Property Group was pulling out of redeveloping site of the former Civic Auditorium.  The developer was asking for about $90 million in incentives and the Mayor decided that was a price beyond what the city has offered to other developers.

Google Satellite image of the area being redeveloped.

Before cancelling the deal, Tetrad and the city planned to build a parking garage in addition to the garage already on the property. Please note that there are two parking garages adjacent to the site, as well, plus the numerous surface lots beneath the I-480. This type of planning does not demonstrate any vision for the transportation future of Omaha. Continue reading