VI News Staff 1 week ago

"A Lot Slips Through the Cracks" on St. Croix: Sidewalk Bar Proposal Sparks Debate at Historical Preservation Meeting

Concerns raised over design and parking requirements for new Cruz Bay sidewalk bar

The St. Thomas-St. John Historical Preservation Society met on Tuesday to review several applications, including a proposal to develop a sidewalk bar at Meada’s Plaza in Cruz Bay. During the meeting, a discussion arose regarding the provision of public parking and the often convoluted permitting process for construction in historic districts.

Construction for the proposed sidewalk amenity would entail demolition of the existing slab and replacement with a new finish. A screening wall and unobtrusive lighting would be added to the set up, and the seating area opposite the bar would consist of movable furniture. READ MORE:


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