Deckhand Dave’s owner David McCasland says the lot will contain at least five other seasonal vendors, in addition to his fish taco stand. His goal is to open by May 1 and operate through the cruise season.
David McCasland, who owns fish taco stand Deckhand Dave’s, typically operates with other vendors on the Archipelago Lot by the cruise ship docks in the summer. He plans to turn the current vacant lot that used to be Gunakadeit Park into a seasonal food court.
Today, Gunakadeit Park is a gravel lot along South Franklin Street that sometimes hosts construction equipment. But a proposal under consideration by the Juneau Assembly would turn it into a food court.
A City and Borough of Juneau lawsuit filed against the owners of an apartment building that had to be demolished with city funds has been scheduled to go to trial Aug. 13.
It’s been nearly a year since the City and Borough of Juneau demolished the Gastineau Apartments. Now the city is taking the owners to court to recoup some of the $1.4 million spent tearing it down.
City officials plan to file a complaint in court this week as a first step toward getting a lien on the newly cleared Gastineau Apartments property in downtown Juneau.
If you’re heading downtown this week, you might have your car or bus rerouted. That’s because the demolition of the Gastineau apartments began Monday.
Juneau’s Gunakadeit Park getting ready to be torn down. The park will serve as the staging area for the larger demolition of the Gastineau Apartments.
“It would include a small, contemporary boutique hotel, high-rise condominiums, long-term apartment rentals, a restaurant and lounge” and more, said Jason Clifton.
“There can’t be any more slop over from that date because you know, then we’re running into tourist season and then there’s a big problem,” said assembly member Karen Crane.