What’s Your Vision for the Tennessee Street Corridor?

Four Points Sheraton Downtown Tallahassee Four Points Sheraton Downtown Tallahassee
As Gaines Street, College Town and Midtown Tallahassee undergo transformation, Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown is inviting members of the community to create a vision for Tennessee Street by helping decide what should go in next to the hotel on the corner of West Tennessee Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Currently, the corner is occupied by the old Mays-Munroe building, which has not been in use for years. The owners of the Sheraton hotel plan to demolish the building and start fresh and are inviting public ideas for what they would like to see there.

“The downtown corridor is a vibrant, historic and diverse district, and we have the opportunity to make this space into something really meaningful and exciting,” said hotel general manager Bo Schmitz. “I am thrilled at the response from the community, and I urge everyone to get their ideas in before November 22.”

Please take a moment to contribute your idea to the list below. So far, suggestions for the space include a restaurant, dessert spot, pub, parking garage, music venue or art gallery/cultural center.


Based on a survey of 383 TallahasseeVoices panelists, here is how to best use the Mays-Munroe building space:

Tallahassee residents overwhelmingly would like a food establishment to replace the Mays-Munroe building space

  • –      36% would like a café
  • –      28% would like a coffee/tea house
  • –      27% would like a bakery
  • –      27% would like an upscale restaurant
  • –      19% would like an ethnic restaurant
  • –      18% would like a gourmet grocery store
  • –      16% would like a diner

TallahasseeVoices, an experiment in democracy, is a pro bono project of Kerr & Downs Research.

UrbanTallahassee Forums Comments
Re: What’s Your Vision for the Tennessee Street Corridor? -- florida
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 02:49
I really miss the Comedy Club we once had. Maybe this could be a solid location for one.
Re: What’s Your Vision for the Tennessee Street Corridor? -- tweeter
Friday, 08 November 2013 15:57
If I were them I'd turn it into a parking lot. I assume when the hotel sells out, there currently aren't enough spots for all of the guests.If they insist on a building, it'd be cool if there was a second matching tower. Then parking really becomes an issue though.
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