Cordish, Cardinals Break Ground on $65M Loews Hotel in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS — The Cordish Companies, the St. Louis Cardinals and Loews Hotels & Co. have broken ground on the new $65 million Live! by Loews hotel in St. Louis. The hotel will be located inside the second phase of Ballpark Village, a mixed-use development surrounding the Cardinals’ Busch Stadium. The eight-story hotel will feature 216 rooms, including 19 suites. An outdoor terrace will feature a bar called “Gashouse Gang,” a nickname given to the Cardinals baseball team that ultimately won the World Series in 1934. The hotel will also include a wine bar, bourbon bar, second-level terrace bar and open display kitchen. The second level will include 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space. HKS Architects Hospitality Studio designed the hotel. The $260 million second phase of Ballpark Village also features a 29-story apartment tower, a Class A office tower anchored by PricewaterhouseCoopers and a three-story retail pavilion anchored by Onelife Fitness.