A well-known Springfield restaurant is preparing to reopen this weekend, although with a new name and a new operator. The building that has housed various incarnations of Norb Andy’s Tabarin since 1937 will now be home to a seafood restaurant called Anchors Away. The operator, Jeff Moore, had a restaurant by the same name in [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 7, 2018 and May 13, 2018.
Building permit roundup – May 16 BY STACIE LEWIS Trust 413-015 in care of United Community Bank TR D obtained a commercial demolition permit for an interior, non-structural demotion at 1400 S. 8th Street. Zach and Garrett Pierson are the contractors and the project is valued at $5,000. All-C Construction, Inc. obtained a commercial demolition [...]
Springfield has been without The Pasta House Co. since 2012 when local franchisee Joe Rupnik closed the location at 2800 Southwest Plaza. The building was sold to Quattro Development, which turned it into a four unit retail center. However, Rupnik retained the franchise rights and expressed intentions all along of opening in a new location. [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Apr. 30 and May 6, 2018.
Building permit roundup – May 9 BY STACIE LEWIS Illinois State Police Heritage obtained a commercial building permit for the Illinois State Police Memorial Park site at 615 E. Lawrence. R. D. Lawrence is the contractor and the project is valued at $2,580,000. The Springfield Police Department obtained a new commercial building permit for a [...]
Recycled Cottage, a retail shop offering refurbished furniture and supplies for do-it-yourself customers, recently announced they will be closing on May 12. The business began in 2014 and has been located at 1208 S. Sixth Street in Springfield since 2015. Owner Nikki Baker said there are no plans to open another store anywhere else, although [...]
MECO Engineering, a firm based out of Hannibal, Missouri, is opening an office in Springfield. Established in 1985, MECO provides civil, mechanical/electrical, and structural engineering and land surveying services to the public and private sectors. They also have a location in Pittsfield, Illinois in addition to offices in Jefferson City, St. Charles, Branson and Boonville, [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Apr. 23, 2018 and Apr. 29, 2018.
Building permit roundup – May 2 BY STACIE LEWIS Silverleaf Children’s Academy obtained a commercial demo permit for interior non-structural demolition work at 3220 Pleasant Run. The contractor is Joyner Construction Services are the project is valued at $20,000. Kirk Jeffers obtained a commercial fence permit for 1800 E. Adams St. Goodman Fence, Inc. is [...]
The building that has been taking shape at 3820 W. Wabash in Springfield, next to Dick van Dyke Appliance World, will soon be the new home for several different local dental practices. “We are consolidating three offices in the Springfield area and merging them into one,” explained Leah Zimmerman, the practice manager of operations for [...]
Once in a Blue Moon International Gift Gallery has opened at 1535 W. Wabash in Springfield. The retail location occupies 2700 square feet in the other half of the Benchmark Auto building, just west of Little Saigon restaurant. While the store has only been open for a week, owner Janet Barkmeier says she has come [...]
Cocoa Blue Chocolates has closed their Springfield location at 4015 Yucan Drive, which owner Joshua Becker says will allow him to focus more on the original location in Rochester. On a post on the business’ Facebook page, Becker explains, “It’s something I’ve been thinking about the last 3 to 4 months, and it was a [...]