The city of St. Petersburg originally gave a grand opening date of May 30 but fears about spreading the novel coronavirus have promoted the city to postpone until an unknown date.
First, construction caused the new St. Pete Pier's grand opening to be delayed. This time, it's because of the coronavirus.
Finally, the long-awaited St. Pete Pier has an grand opening date, city officials announced Thursday morning. An event to introduce the new landmark to the public will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Workers began the process of installing a massive hanging rope sculpture in downtown St. Petersburg Thursday as part of the final touches to new St. Pete Pier.
Thursday morning, the City of St. Petersburg decided it will allow open containers on the walkways of the new Pier District.
The owner of The Birchwood Restaurant, Chuck Prather has earned his reputation as being among the best when it comes to creating a fine dining experience in St. Pete.
The city of St. Petersburg is giving us a birds-eye-view of the progress made on the new Pier.
The deadline for opening St. Pete’s new pier has been pushed to early 2020 and this week work began on the pier’s signature art piece.
St. Petersburg officials are searching for aspiring businesses to fill up shops at the new Marketplace at the St. Pete Pier.
Design renderings of what St. Pete's new pier will look like have been public for nearly two years. But with construction underway, the structure of the pier is starting to come to life.
Crews still have a long way to go on until the new St. Petersburg Pier is complete, but they’ve come a long way. The concrete pier deck is now complete, which was a nine-month project by itself.
After months of waiting, debate, and concerns over funding, we are finally getting a glimpse into what the signature art piece on St. Pete’s pier will look like.
If everything goes as planned, St. Pete’s new pier will be finished and open by this time next year.
The St. Pete City Council sent an artist back to the drawing board after residents voiced opposition to a giant piece of art that would have accompanied the new pier.
The city of St. Petersburg is hoping to bring in a world-renowned artist to create a sculpture to make the new pier pop.
St. Petersburg is making some major progress on the construction of its new pier. Kristin Brett, who overseas communications for the new pier, says crews are on schedule to have the 26-acre project complete by summer of 2019.
It will cost St. Petersburg nearly $3-million to install a mesh-like sculpture by world-renowned artist, Janet Echelman, at Spa Beach. The Tampa native revealed her preliminary design for the artwork to local leaders last week.
Construction starts in days on the new St. Petersburg Pier and the city is considering a major addition to the plan.
An economic impact study on the new St. Petersburg Pier predicts the attraction will draw $80 million to the city in its first year of operation.
Major changes could be coming to the design of St. Petersburg's new pier.