The idea was simple. Use other people’s money to erect two buildings on stilts in the floodplain and encourage out-of-town restaurants to set up shop.
And when that didn’t work, city leaders finally decided the buildings had to go.
Better late than never folks, but watch out: You may end up giving the people who live here a view of the Illinois River.
Here’s what I saw when I took my Bike Friday tikit for a short trip down the trail today.
One down, one to go.