21-story tower approved near Mirror Lake in St. Pete

A 21-story mixed-use tower was approved for the Mirror Lake neighborhood in downtown St. Petersburg. The Development Review Commission unanimously approved the site plan on May 3. The project is being developed by real estate development and investment firm Gravel Road Partners and is planned for 685 and 699 First Ave. N and 694 Arlington Ave. N. Plans show the tower will include 200 apartments, 10,843 square feet of commercial space, a 264-space parking garage and 214 bicycle storage spaces.…Original Article