A historic building in La Crosse damaged by a
tornado nearly three years ago could find new life.
Armory Apartments is negotiating with city
to buy the former Balakar's Building.
and redevelop it into an apartment building.
It will likely be similar to the
Gundersen Brewery Lofts across the street from it.
a city committee counter offered the latest proposal.
Overall a good project, it's just with all of these
and limited dollars the city has, striking that right balance.
It's estimated it will cost about
four and a half million dollars.
to buy the building and then renovate it.
It could be completed by next June.