Bill Freehling is a business writer for The Free Lance-Star and Fredericksburg.com. This blog is on Fredericksburg-area business. Send an e-mail to Bill Freehling.
Businesses continue to invest in the William Street corridor between Winchester and Princess Anne streets in downtown Fredericksburg, creating changes to the landscape. Here are some pictures showing the recent changes, starting from The Free Lance-Star building and heading northeast toward the river. Click the photos for more details on each project.
Amelia Square, a high-end townhouse community.
Renato’s, which recently got a face lift with some help from the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority.
A sign for the planned Deutschland Downtown German restaurant is now up at 411-413 William St.
Next door is Denise Antinori’s other planned venture in the building she bought earlier this year: a market and deli that bears her name. On Monday the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority will take up her request for $45,750 toward the building’s renovation.
Sign showing the newly opened Castiglia’s martini and tapas bar.
Ryan Bullock plans to open The Orion, his sushi restaurant and space-themed nightclub, by the end of the year.
Next door, longtime restaurateur and contractor Frederick Heller is helping Blake and Aby Bethem construct the Vivify Burger Lounge.
New look for La Petite Auberge at at 311 William St.