The majority of the nearly two-and-a-half-hour meeting was spent on the other three items – the proposed J.McLaughlin storefront, design of the new River Street Sweets storefront, and a request for an unreasonable hardship exemption for the brick office building at 200 E. Camperdown Way.
The March 1 public hearing of the City of Greenville Design Review Board Urban Panel revealed a few new projects in the works for some transitional areas of the city, while other known projects, such as the Wells Fargo signage and proposed renovations of three North Main Street storefronts, received approval.
When the Nelson Mullins law firm opened an office in Greenville, downtown was deserted. Save for the first block where the Hyatt was located, Main Street was dotted by empty storefronts. The Peace Center was merely an idea, and Falls Park didn’t exist.
Long before the name Husk Greenville was anything more than wishful thinking, the Charleston-based restaurant’s award-winning chef, Sean Brock, began impacting the Upstate’s burgeoning restaurant scene.