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Block 9 partners reveal official name of community plaza

The community plaza has been named Broadway Square.

FARGO, N.D.–The Block 9 partners got together Thursday morning to reveal the name of the community plaza. The public-private partnership, made up of the Kilbourne Group, R.D. Offutt Company and the City of Fargo, announced Broadway Square as the official name. The Block 9 partners also revealed the logo and introduced the Block 9 plaza manager, Ana Rusness-Peterson. Once construction…

Block 9 Shut Down After Subcontractor Tests Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Construction on the Block 9 project in downtown Fargo has been shutdown temporarily after a subcontractor’s employee who visited the work site tested positive for COVID-19 McGough Construction Co., LLC, one of the general contractors on the Block 9 project in downtown Fargo, has confirmed that one of the subcontractors on the project tested positive for COVID-19….

Images of Block 9 Civic Plaza in Downtown Fargo Released

The Block 9 civic plaza is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–Kilbourne Group showcased what the Block 9 civic plaza will look like on their Facebook page on Wednesday. The Block 9 civic plaza is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and is inspired by Main Street Square in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Fargo Parks District…

City of Fargo Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Parking Garage

The parking garage will be on the corner of Fourth Avenue North and Broadway.

FARGO, N.D. – The City of Fargo celebrated the groundbreaking of a new mixed-use parking garage in downtown. The project, known as The Mercantile, will replace a surface parking lot on the corner of Fourth Avenue North and Broadway. It will include 369 parking spaces encompassed by mixed-use and residential developments. Plans for the mixed-use space include a Fargo police…

Plans Move Ahead for New Development in Downtown Fargo

Construction could start on the parking garage next month with completion next fall.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo city commissioners have approved a public-private development agreement for a long talked about mixed-use project at the corner of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North. The Mercantile Building project will be built on the site of the former Goodyear store. It…

Block 9 Site Workers Make Strides on Downtown Fargo Development

Crews are focusing on setting structural steel, concrete pours and putting the exterior together

FARGO, N.D.– What was once a parking lot will soon be an 18 story multi–use building in the heart of downtown Fargo. The Block 9 project will be a hub for condos, retail space, a hotel and an outdoor plaza. “It’s just great to bring that much energy back into downtown,” Block 9 project manager and Kilbourne Group VP of development and construction…

The Arts Partnership Gives Community Recognition for Art Involvement

The organization hosted around 150 people for the annual State of the Arts

FARGO, N.D.– The Arts Partnership is giving credit to those who work to add more art and culture to people here in the valley. The organization hosted around 150 people for the annual State of the Arts. Jade Presents and Office Sign Company took home outstanding business awards. Kilbourne Group was recognized for being an outstanding arts collaborator. The partnership…

Mystery Rock Downtown Turns Out To Be Concrete

A geologist said it appeared to be the largest glacial drop stone to be uncovered from Lake Agassiz sediments.

FARGO, ND – What was first believed to be a centuries-old rock discovered during excavation for the Block 9 development in downtown Fargo turned out to be a chunk of concrete. A geologist said it appeared to be the largest glacial drop stone to be uncovered from Lake Agassiz sediments. He said it supported the long thought belief that huge icebergs were…

Deal Is Reached To Keep Prairie Public Broadcasting From Downtown Fargo

Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public's radio and television signals around the building

FARGO, N.D. — A deal has been reached to help Prairie Public continue to broadcast from its downtown Fargo location after an 18-story building goes up. Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public’s radio and television signals around the building. A large crowd of Prairie Public supporters turned out for a public meeting last…

Viewers Concerned 18 Story High Rise in Downtown Fargo Could Block Prairie Public’s TV Signal

People voiced their concerns about the project at a town hall meeting

FARGO, N.D. — Prairie Public has been broadcasting from downtown Fargo since 1985, but a proposed 18–story high rise threatens to block the station’s signal. “As soon as I heard about this possibility and I told my kid, she jumped up and said ‘we have to do something about this, I want to go to the meeting,’ and she’s 12, so…