Still under construction

August 13, 2007
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Gresk BuildingA new headquarters for Gresk & Singleton Law Firm and Gresk Realty has been "coming soon" northwest of Delaware and 10th streets for the better part of two years. What gives? Blame the delays on design changes and a shoddy brick job that had to be torn down and redone, said Paul Gresk, a partner in both companies. He said the $1.7-million building should be completed in about 90 days. The contractor is locally based The Merge Group.
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  • The Merge Group has been fired for gross incompetence...
  • Now if they could only tear down the 3-story vacant apartment building behind them on Penn. Hard to believe I used to live there!
  • Any news on the modernist development across the street? The last renderings I saw looked quite attractive, and the neighborhood group approved it.
  • That 3-story yellow brick is in a historic neighborhood. It'll have to be falling down before it's torn down.
  • ablerock, I'm not familiar with that development. Who's doing it? Could you send me the renderings?
  • Cory, the other development was approved by the IHPC I believe so they will have drawings. The architect was HAUS.

    Speaking of IHPC, I wonder if Gresk's approval has expired yet. I would hate to see it delayed further because someone forgot to file an extension!
  • what yellow brick building are we talking about?
    Seriously, its not even a highrises, this should have been finished monthes ago.
  • Helen, unfortunately 3 stories is considered a high rise in Indianapolis.
  • The Merge Group has not been terminated on this job. They are still the general contractors for The Gresk Center. This building has undergone serious design changes throughout the building process and they still have not all been completed at this time. I am attorney that works for the group and can be contacted for any additional information on this project via phone at 317-691-1911

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