ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Plans to renovate Ross Park Mall are moving forward.READ MORE: Sheetz Raises Hourly Wages By $2 For All Employees Permanently, Introduces Summer Stimulus Program
Township commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to approve the project.
The owner of the mall wants to turn the old Sears store into a three-story building with a small shopping area, movie theater and fitness center.READ MORE: Stacy Smith To Retire From KDKA-TV On May 30
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A vote was tabled last month because of concerns about sidewalks and access to public transit.
“We were extremely pleased with the board’s recommendation for approval. This is the next step in beginning this exciting development,” Scott Richard, vice president of development, said.MORE NEWS: Reta Mays, Nursing Assistant Who Admitted To Killing 7 Patients At West Virginia VA Hospital To Be Sentenced
The project is still in the planning phase. There is no timetable yet for when it will be complete.