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July 27, 2017
An artist rendering of the Block  9 plaza in summer. Submitted image
Downtown Block 9 tower and plaza groundbreaking pushed back again
July 27, 2017 - 6:00am
July 23, 2017
The Perkins Pancake house, shown here in 1968, occupied the Calmer Block, 209 Broadway, and Fargo's Famous Five Spot Tavern, 205 Broadway, and other businesses. The buildings burned in a 1976 fire. Photo courtesy of NDSU Archive.
Tower would restore bustle to sleepy Block 9 of downtown Fargo
July 23, 2017 - 11:19am
June 13, 2017
Al Schraw, a parking attendant for US Bank, talks Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the downtown Fargo lot.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Downtown Fargo parking lot attendants pushed out by progress, automation
June 13, 2017 - 6:00am
May 28, 2017
A diagram of the Block 9 tower proposed by developer Doug Burgum in downtown Fargo. Source: Special to The Forum.
High-rise planned to be Fargo's tallest building will break ground in late July
May 28, 2017 - 7:00am
April 6, 2017
The Block 9 tower is expected to block Prairie Public’s TV and radio signal. Prairie Public says they’re exploring a few options of how to reroute their signal but haven’t finalized anything.David Samson / The Forum
New downtown Fargo high-rise to block Prairie Public's radio, TV signal
April 6, 2017 - 4:15pm
March 16, 2017
A view of Main Street Square in Rapid City, S.D., in summer. Photo credit: South Dakota Department of Tourismplay button
Success of Rapid City's public square inspires Fargo Block 9 plaza
March 16, 2017 - 7:28pm
March 3, 2017
Public lawn, fountains, stage, cooled ice rink planned for new downtown plaza
March 3, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 21, 2016
Spring start now seen for Fargo’s Block 9 downtown tower
October 21, 2016 - 4:59pm
May 28, 2016
Correction: Fargo expected to collect $27 million
May 28, 2016 - 9:53pm
May 27, 2016
A diagram showing how the floors of the 18-story Block 9 high-rise will be used, provided by Kilbourne Group. Special to The Forum
9 things to know about Block 9, Fargo's future downtown high-rise
May 27, 2016 - 7:03pm
An artist's rendering provided by Kilbourne Group shows what the public plaza outside the Block 9 high-rise building could look like.
Here's how Block 9's $15.5 million in tax incentives will work
May 27, 2016 - 6:59pm
May 26, 2016
Fargo, N.D., City Commissioner Tony Gehrig listens to Commissioner Dave Piepkorn speak about Gehrig's plan to cut the city's property taxes by 20-percent during a city commissioner's meeting at the Civic Center on Monday, July 20, 2015.
Port: Hey, Forum Editorial Board, read your own reporting
May 26, 2016 - 9:20am
May 25, 2016
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McFeely: Don't overreact to Block 9 mistake
May 25, 2016 - 4:12pm
May 23, 2016
A rendering of the Block 9 project proposed in downtown Fargo. Courtesy Kilbourne Group.
Fargo leaders narrowly approve $15.5 million in tax breaks for downtown tower
May 23, 2016 - 9:53pm
April 19, 2016
Artist renderings of Block 9, a downtown Fargo skyscraper being developed by Kilbourne Group.
Fargo's Block 9 high-rise gets initial approval for incentives
April 19, 2016 - 5:15am