the Lens

(photo credit: Florida House of Representatives)

(AUDIO) CBS WebExtra: St. Pete Mayoral Candidate Rick Kriseman Opposes The Lens, Proposes New Solution

CBS WebExtra: St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Rick Kriseman, a former State Representative and City Councilmember, today announced his opposition to the proposed Lens pier design that would replace the now-closed St. Petersburg Pier. At a […]

CBS Tampa–06/13/2013

The inverted pyramid St. Petersburg Pier . (Getty Images)

Voters Won’t Get a Say on New Pier in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Voters in St. Petersburg will not be able to vote on whether to tear down the city’s pier and build a new one. City Councilors on Thursday voted 6-2 against […]

CBS Tampa–08/03/2012

The inverted pyramid St. Petersburg Pier . (Getty Images)

St Pete Group Says They Have Less Expensive Plan to Save the Pier

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – A group that wants to remodel not replace the old St Petersburg pier is taking signatures to force the issue on to the ballot in next election.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2012

The old inverted pyramid structure of the Pier will soon be a part of St. Petersburg's past. (Getty Images)

Jury Picks Lens as New Pier Design

ST. PETERSBURG (CBS) – A five-person panel judging three proposed designs to replace St. Petersburg’s inverted pyramid Pier chose the “Lens” Friday morning.

CBS Tampa–01/21/2012

Listen Live