The building in Midtown which has become commonly known as the "Flying Saucer" will receive an award for its much-publicized transformation.
The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation will recognize the effort at their Preservation Honor Awards ceremony on Feb. 27.
A Starbucks moved into the former gas station and Del Taco restaurant in Sep. 2012 and a Chipotle restaurant is expected to inhabit the other side of the building in the coming weeks.
Developer announces Del Taco building might not be demolished after all
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, at a public meeting last night, developer Rick Yackey said that he’s in final negotiations with two tenants to occupy the shuttered former Del Taco building.
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