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First Look at the New Automated Parking Garage Planned for Old Town

A new series of buildings, including a towering automated parking garage, could be replacing a parking lot just off King Street in Old Town.

The groundwork for the project was laid months ago when the city agreed to sell the lot at 116 S. Henry Street, in addition to another parking lot along King Street.

“The development consists of three separate buildings: a townhouse condo with two units facing S. Patrick Street, an automated parking structure that will provide spaces for the new developments on this site, and a mixed-use four-story building on S. Henry,” the applicant, Galena Capital Partners, said in its application.

In the discussions over whether to sell the property, Planning Commissioners said they were “nerdily excited” for the automated parking garage.

The designs for the building show that cars will be driven onto a platform where a sliding structure can turn and shift the vehicle into a parking spot. The six-story garage will be accessible from Downham Way, which connects S. Henry Street and S. Patrick Street.

The designs for the building are scheduled to go to the Board of Architectural Approval on Wednesday, Jan. 22, for approval

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