Downtown St. Pete’s Sundial Mall gets a new look

Developers revealed new renderings for the popular shopping and dining spot.

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So many new places to sit in this rendering of the Sundial.

Image via Paradise Ventures/Behar and Peteranecz Architecture

Tick. Tock. The countdown begins for the heartbeat of downtown St. Pete.

The Sundial (153 2nd Ave. N.) is set to massively transform, turning its open-air sculpture-heavy courtyard into an inviting + socially focused bar and hangout area.

The revitalized 85,537-sqft shopping complex will feature cafe-style seating, long community tables, vibey string lights, and umbrellas to block out the sun’s harsh rays, much like Water Street Tampa’s Sparkman Wharf (615 Channelside Dr.), according to the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Designers also managed to implement a handful of lush communal green grass patches.

The new design aims to create a “place that enhances the city socially, economically, and culturally. A space where celebrations are had, where business is done, and where friends run into each other,” head developer Andrew Wright told the Business Journal.

The mall is currently home to retail stores like Tommy Bahama, White House-Black Market, Chico’s, and of course, the AMC movie theater.

And as far as dining goes, you can get a porterhouse for two at Ruth’s Chris Steak House or order the succulent creamy oysters at Sea Salt.

AMC and Sea Salt make a cameo in the renderings, but other shops and eateries are generically labeled with placeholder names.

Construction is expected to begin this spring, according to the Business Journal.

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