First look at what BayWalk will become: "The Shops at St. Petersburg"

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As Katherine Snow Smith first reported, Bill Edwards plans to remake BayWalk into “The Shops at Saint Petersburg” and will include a gourmet market, an Asian fusion restaurant and a high-end steak house all with ties to celebrity chefs. Well now, thanks to some stealthy snooping of  Faith Hope Consolo’s website, we can, literally, see what is planned for the development formerly known as BayWalk.

This is what [email protected] will look like from Second Avenue North. Notice the sail-like cover above the courtyard.

Another shot of [email protected] from Second Avenue North. It looks like there will be extensive use of glass to offer natural light.


Here’s a shot of what Zakarians Steak House is planned to look like. Zakarian is the recent winner of The Food Network’s “Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs” competition as well as a judge on the series Chopped, according to Smith.

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