Nov. 9, 2017

Nov. 9, 2017

The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America

Iowa: Hotel Blackhawk

After undergoing a $35 million renovation, the stunning Hotel Blackhawk was restored to its former glory with a few modern upgrades. hotelblackhawk.com [architectural digest]

 

October 2017

Oct. 27. 2017

Oct. 27. 2017

BIZ BYTES: The Current Iowa earns AAA's top rating

The Current Iowa hotel and owner Restoration St. Louis have put downtown Davenport on the map for travelers with a new Four Diamond rating by AAA. The Current, which opened in July... [quad-citiy times]

Oct. 27, 2017

Oct. 27, 2017

Arcturis to lead branding efforts for downtown St. Louis hotel

Arcturis, a national architecture and design collaborative headquartered in St. Louis, has been selected to lead the branding and visual identity efforts... [rejournals]


September 2017

Sept. 5, 2017

Sept. 5, 2017

The Current Iowa hosts grand opening Saturday

The Current Iowa is inviting the Quad-Cities to show its creative side and assist in a mural painting at the Davenport hotel's grand opening party this weekend. The Current, the latest downtown redevelopment by Restoration St. Louis... [quad-city times]


July 2017

July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017

Photos: The Current Iowa Opens in Davenport

Images from The Current, pre-opening. [quad-city times]

 
July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017

The Current Iowa houses a lot of history

When the Current Iowa opens on Wednesday, it will reveal the new life being pumped into a downtown landmark. Hailed as Davenport’s first skyscraper, the eight-story Putnam was built at 2nd and Main streets in 1910. It later housed... [quad-city times]

July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017

Look inside the Current Iowa: From construction zone to luxury hotel

A collection of images from The Current's construction. [quad-city times]

July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017

New luxury Davenport hotel shows off art, amenities

The sleek, stylish Current Iowa hotel, 215 Main St., is as much a sprawling modern-art gallery as it is the area's newest travel and culinary destination. The $35-million yearlong transformation of the 1912 Putnam Building (designed by famed... [dispatch-argus]

July 23, 2017

July 23, 2017

Big Story: Introducing the Current Iowa

Davenport's original skyscraper is rising again as The Current Iowa hotel. In the former Putnam Building at Second and Main streets, Amrit and Amy Gill's Restoration St. Louis has renovated a tired downtown... [quad-city times]

July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017

Gills focus on re-building neighborhoods one building at a time

Whether restoring a once-grand dame of a hotel to her original luster, gutting a forgotten building or constructing new housing, developers Amrit and Amy Gill have a focus. "We are neighborhood redevelopers," said Amrit Gill... [quad-city times]


December 2016

Dec 17, 2016

Dec 17, 2016

Gills will debut The Current Iowa, an art-focused hotel

Restoration St. Louis will showcase the talents of the Midwest's premier and emerging artists when it takes the wraps off its newest downtown Davenport hotel — The Current Iowa. The hotel, now under... [quad-city times]

 

March 2016


April 25, 2016

April 25, 2016

Wells Fargo leaves iconic bank building to become City Square anchor

Nearly 90 years of history came to a close as Wells Fargo left its iconic downtown Davenport building over the weekend to move two blocks away into a new beginning and the next chapter.... [quad-city times]

 
March 3, 2016

March 3, 2016

Sauce on the Side to Occupy Restored Building in The Grove

In January, Sauce on the Side announced it would open a third St. Louis location in The Grove. The new location will be at 4261 Manchester Avenue. One of the draws to the transforming neighborhood was gaining the ability to make deliveries to Midtown and Central West End neighborhoods... [nextstl]

March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016

An Australian Architect’s Incredible Sketches of St. Louis

After a visit to St. Louis, architect Peter Rush of Sydney, Australia sent me a couple sketches he had completed during his Midwest road trip, including the image of the Chemical Building and 705 Olive below...[nextstl]

March 4, 2016

March 4, 2016

CREW-St. Louis recognizes local women achievers

Amy Gill, CEO of Restoration St. Louis, was named Woman of Influence by the St. Louis chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women at its 11th Annual Networking Awards on Thursday at The Saint Louis Woman’s Club.The award recognizes a woman who impacted the commercial real estate industry through leadership.... [stl business journal]