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Old October 14th, 2011, 09:29 PM   #61
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Del Mayberry, do you know which channel did the piece?

Also, I wrote a entry on Creative Loafings Daily Loaf blog about the recent issues with events at the Kress:

http://cltampa.com/dailyloaf/archive...e#.TpceIrITCjM
It was ABC action news about a week ago but in a quick segment. You might not be able to find it.
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Old March 20th, 2012, 05:35 PM   #62
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Some new graffiti showed up this week. Bask is a fairly well known local artist.

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Old March 21st, 2012, 01:28 AM   #63
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Uhh, not very artistic.
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Old March 21st, 2012, 04:26 AM   #64
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LOL makes the amateur graffiti in NY look good.
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Old March 26th, 2012, 05:26 PM   #65
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They're doing fire stuff at Kress. Exit signs and what not. Permits pulled too.
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Old March 27th, 2012, 02:51 AM   #66
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So I guessed right on one of them?
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Old March 27th, 2012, 03:19 PM   #67
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So I guessed right on one of them?
Looks like. They have been showing the building a lot more lately too, this might factor in.
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Old March 28th, 2012, 03:38 AM   #68
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The closing event for film festival is in kress building Sunday
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Old March 28th, 2012, 05:52 AM   #69
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Ah, there it is. I attended last year and it was a bunch of fun. The fire marshall wasn't too excited about it though, so it's good to see they're taking care of things beforehand.

I noticed today that they installed doors (albeit very basic) to the front.
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Old March 30th, 2012, 05:43 PM   #70
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They're working on all three buildings on the Kress block and I snapped a pic of the JJ Newberry building this morning. It was in really rough shape last time I saw it. Obviously a lot of work going on still, but they have removed the ceiling, which was very necessary. There were workers wearing full Tyvek suits cleaning up today.

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Old March 30th, 2012, 11:43 PM   #71
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Guys with coveralls on probably means they're messing with asbestos, or maybe chemical cleanup. (like old cleaners and such laying around. Pretty common)
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Old June 20th, 2012, 10:51 PM   #72
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Here are some shots of the JJ Newberry building from this week. As you can see, they have made a lot of progress. Remember to check out my first gallery, a lot has changed.

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Old June 20th, 2012, 11:24 PM   #73
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A good sized room. Fix it up and it could be used for all sorts of things.
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Old June 21st, 2012, 03:39 PM   #74
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Removing the boards over the windows would make a huge difference, I didn't realize how big the street facing windows were.

I would also be interested in seeing what the second floor looks like.
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Old June 21st, 2012, 07:34 PM   #75
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Wouldn't it be nice if this was actually a first step toward a significant redevelopment of the Kress? It's great that they're fixing it up enough to hold an event in it, but I'd love to see this as the jumping off point for something more permanent and ambitious. Probably not, but a guy can dream, can't he?
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Old June 22nd, 2012, 05:07 AM   #76
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I am with ya FLhawk
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Old June 22nd, 2012, 01:24 PM   #77
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From your lips to the developers ears. But my guess is even if they wanted to these guys couldn't get the loans to make it happen right now -- even with the historic building tax credit.
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Old June 24th, 2012, 11:36 PM   #78
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They could, but they do not want to and no one will push them.
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Old June 25th, 2012, 01:34 AM   #79
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Agreed. It could have happened, as Jason mentioned, years ago. But nothing happened then and frankly, I don't think anything significant will.
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Old June 25th, 2012, 04:22 AM   #80
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Huh? Who are these guys that loan are "easy" for them to develop a commercial and residential building in Downtown Tampa. The banks hate that idea despite all the recent successes inspit of the economy in Dtown.
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