Four restaurants ranging from breakfast to street tacos to open in downtown Las Vegas in 2022
Dapper Cos., The real estate development company of J Dapper, began construction on the 43,913 square foot office and retail building and 85,429 square foot parking garage by taking over the old Nevada building. Savings and Loan Association at 201 S. Las Vegas Boulevard in downtown Las Vegas. When completed in 12 months, the building will house four restaurants, as well as a USPS facility on the first floor and a workspace on the second and third floors.
The Broken Yolk Cafe in San Diego is opening its second location in the northwest corner of the building. Taco Reforma with urban-style tacos, the French-inspired Baguette Café with its third location and the Pachinko Pub by Colin Fukunaga and Mark Evensvold of FukuBurger occupying space on the ground floor of the six-story garage. Dapper says the building can accommodate a rooftop restaurant and bar with a retractable roof, originally planned for a restaurant by Fukunaga and Marc Marrone of Graffiti Bao.
The parking lot, located in the old city parking lot at the corner of Carson Avenue and Sixth Street, will include 220 parking spaces, the first public parking lot to be built east of Las Vegas Boulevard.
The site was originally built in 1975 by architects Walter Zick and Howard Sharp, who created the former Moulin Rouge hotel which was demolished in 2010, The Mint which is now part of Binion’s and Clark High School.
Dapper entered into a $ 19.79 million construction loan from Cathay Bank. The main advisory partners contributed to the financial package. Bentar Development is the general contractor for the project designed by Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects.
Dapper recently bought the famous Huntridge Theater for $ 4 million. The National Register of Historic Places theater opened in 1944 and has hosted performances by The Killers, Smashing Pumpkins, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Violent Femmes, and more until it closes on July 31, 2004. Dapper plans to take three years to renovate the theater and surrounding buildings, which will include restaurants. Dapper has also invested nearly $ 25 million in five other downtown commercial real estate properties, including the Huntridge Mall, the building at 630 S. 11th St. (formerly Gamblers Book Shop, now home to Henriksen / Butler), The Herbert at 801 S Main Street (former Western Cab Building where the Great Greek Mediterranean Grill just opened) and 608 S. Maryland Parkway (former home of Mahoney’s Drum Shop).
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