As previously noted, Clyde’s restaurant, a mainstay in downtown
for over thirty years, has renewed their lease and is planning a major
renovation. According to this story by Brian Hooks in Patch, the work is slated
to begin in January and “the job will take a couple months, during which the
restaurant will be closed.”
Hopefully the work will be completed in time for St. Patrick's Day!
The office building housing
is also in line for renovations from its owner, the Howard Hughes Corporation. Preliminary plans call for the 56,000 square foot building to be
expanded towards the parking lot in front of the .
The addition will add about 30% more space. Exhibit Center
The building was originally named the
Building in honor of the Teachers
Insurance company (now TIAA-CREF) which financed the early infrastructure of Columbia. It was Columbia’s first office
building, constructed in 1968 and last renovated in 1992 when the Columbia
Association became the major tenant.