After about a decade on the drawing board, it looks like things are just about "go" for a massive expansion of
Midtown will spend between 6 to 8 million dollars to expand its facility on
Most of the expansion will occur smack dab in the middle of what is now a section of
Midtown paid about 1 and a half million dollars to buy out the owners of the homes, the first of which would be demolished some time this fall.
Midtown is already one of the most popular athletic clubs in town, with 3500 members, its owners promising a facility the likes of which has never been seen in these parts, and which -- if all goes according to plan, should be completed by Memorial Day 2009.
Having already gotten approvals from both the city planning commission and zoning board, as well as the blessing of Mayor Duffy, the last step in all this is approval by the city council, which will vote on it August 21st.