Mercantile Building Is Friendly Once Again

Is it just me? Am I the only one that’s all geeked up about the Mercantile Building once again giving us the time of day? Even cooler, its spire blinks a code for whether the weather is getting warmer or cooler. Love it. And so will NFL broadcasts when they come to town next season. Something else besides Reunion Tower to show the little ol’ lady in Peoria.

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6 responses to “Mercantile Building Is Friendly Once Again”

  1. TheKid says:

    I noticed the lit spire while driving back from crazy Fort Worth. It definitely catches your attention.

  2. RB says:

    saw it while driving home from the obama rally. a cool addition. i thought about the nfl “downtown shots” when i saw it too.

  3. Dirt Monkey says:

    Sweet. Now only if I could nab a pad in the building.

  4. Daniel says:

    Far as I can tell, the cheapest ones with a balcony — what’s the point of high-rise living without a balcony — are $2400 a month for about 1300 square feet.

    Great for childless professional couples, not so much for anyone else.

  5. david says:

    I’m teary eyed over it, too. I worked in the Mercantile Bldg 1975-76. I was sure they were going to tear it down not so long ago. Maybe downtown really is coming back.

  6. Puddin'Tane says:

    The remake COMPLETELY ROCKS!!!!