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Standard building on track; no comment on Riverwalk

Riverwalk and Town Lake would feature a mile-long, concrete lined canal in Jackson   The second of Jackson developer David Watkins’ downtown renovation projects is still on track to meet its target completion date. Brad Franklin, director of entertainment for Watkins Partners, said last week that the 21-story historic Standard Life office building that will feature retail, restaurant, office and ...

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Jackson should step up for Downtown Riverwalk

Editor, Thank you for your story on the downtown river project last week. We need for our leaders in Jackson to step up, as you say, to the plate to take care of our business for the next 30 years. If we keep working hand to mouth nothing will happen. Jackson leaders, I hope will have a vision for the ...

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Handing over the project

Despite rough economy, David Watkins believes Riverwalk could become a reality In December, Jackson developer David Watkins unveiled plans for Riverwalk and Town Lake, an ambitious project that would feature a mile-long, concrete-lined canal that starts at Farish Street and ends at Court Street, where it would empty into a 35-acre lake that connected to the Pearl River. Watkins, who ...

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