Yep, Crestwood is Screwed
Following up on my posting in July:
Today the Post-Dispatch reports that the new development proposed for the site of the Sunset Manor subdivision in Sunset Hills will be anchored by a Macy's.
So long, Crestwood Plaza Famous-Barr.
And with the announced intentions of Sears / K-Mart to focus on stand-alone stores, can the Crestwood Sears be far behind in closing?
Of course, this could just be grandstanding by Novus, the developer of "MainStreet at Sunset."
Barf. What a silly name. It can't be a main street - Sunset Hills isn't even a real place. Just a collection of shopping centers, super-sized lot subdivisions, a few industrial parks along Gravois, and one or two remaining mobile home parks.
Of course, I guess Crestwood isn't really that different. Maybe they should merge - they already have a single Chamber of Commerce.
Perhaps a merger of these two cities would be the only thing that could keep this ridiculous development from bankrupting both cities - Sunset Hills, sacrificing tax revenues to get it, and Crestwood losing tax revenues because of it.