Laura Street Trio seeks more city money for redevelopment

Published on April 20, 2023 at 2:55 pm

Laura Street Trio owner Steve Atkins is increasing his financial request from the city to $62.48 million to redevelop the historic Downtown buildings into mixed-income housing, a restaurant and a Marriott Autograph Hotel.

In his latest pitch, Atkins is asking for a $25 million completion grant from the city in addition to $37.48 million in historic preservation and property tax incentives for what has become a $178.87 million project.

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City Council members Matt Carlucci and Michael Boylan said they will try to make the case to other council members to support the public investment.

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