Seville Harbour

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Seville Harbour office & restaurant complex

Seville Harbour (formerly called Harbour Village at Pitt Slip) is a complex of offices, restaurants and a marina located at 600 South Barracks Street. Also called Pitt's Slip, it is situated on Pensacola Bay southwest of Bartram Park and north of the Port of Pensacola. The office complex, home to the Fish House and Atlas Oyster House restaurants, is currently managed by the Merrill Land Company. The Seville Harbour marina is managed by the Marina Management Corp., which also runs the Palafox Pier and Bahia Mar Marinas.

Development[edit]

Architect's model of Harbour Village with five buildings total.
Main article: Pitt's Slip

In 1985, after years of failed development attempts by the Harbour Corporation and others, the City of Pensacola hired Orlando-based Florida Sun International, which had recently built the marina at Port Royal, to develop a simplified plan called "Harbour Village at Pitt Slip." Sharpe, Inc. served as project contractor. The first phase, budgeted at $2.5 million, included a $1 million, 106-slip marina with a floating pontoon dock system and two 10,000-square-foot buildings, designed by architect Carter Quina.[1] When the complex opened in 1986, its initial anchor tenant was the floating Good Neighbor Restaurant.

Later phases were planned to add three more buildings along the southern portion of the property, but this never reached fruition. The complex was renamed "Seville Harbour" in (date needed).

The land in the Seville Harbour block was rezoned by the Pensacola City Council on June 24, 1999 to allow residential construction.[2] Developers Ray Russenberger, John Carr and Doug Halford planned to build 30 upscale condominiums on the site, but the project fell through.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. "Pitt Slip's Harbour Village on track." Pensacola News Journal, March 30, 1986.
  2. "Council vote gives boost to waterfront condos." Pensacola News Journal, June 25, 1999.