Major step in Flats revitalization slated for today

The Flats East Bank project will see the first of the nine concrete pours that will create of the foundation upon which Downtown's newest office tower will stand.

In December 2010, construction started on the $275 million Phase 1 of this mixed-use waterfront neighborhood.

The first phase will include an 18-floor state-of-the-art office building offering unparalleled, panoramic views of the water and downtown.

This initial phase will also feature a 150-room high-tech boutique hotel, a variety of restaurants and entertainment offerings and plenty of green space.

A model of environmentally-conscious design and construction, Flats East Bank will be one of the first leed-certified green neighborhoods in the country. The centerpiece of this distinctive, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood will be its imaginative public spaces and 1,200-foot boardwalk along the river.

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