Southview Plaza closer to demolition, but contamination concerns stall redevelopment

Mayor Herb Roach stated that one of the last remaining obstacles to leveling Southview Plaza is the relocation of Papa John’s Pizza. (O’Fallon Weekly Photo by Nick Miller)

O’FALLON – The Southview Plaza in O’Fallon has the potential to be re-developed, but Mayor Herb Roach said that it needs to be demolished first. 

“As everybody knows, the plaza has been deteriorating and there are a lot of vacant buildings over there,” Roach said. “We cannot continue to let it go down hill and not try to get something working so we can get that re- established.”

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