Since 2010, the city has wanted to build a new pedestrian bridge connecting Front street to the pyramid. It’s taken seven years because the design of the pyramid changed and the original bridge plan would have run right into what are now hotel rooms.
Young said the investment will be well worth it. He said, “People want connectivity. They want our assets connected and this pedestrian bridge is the key component in doing that.” There are some who are already heavily invested in the Pinch District like Jake Schorr, the owner of Westy’s, a bar-style restaurant one block from where the bridge would be.
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