A third proposed mixed-use development, The Calaboose, planned for old downtown Frisco

The Calaboose is a mixed-use development being planned for old downtown Frisco by Nack Development.

The Calaboose is a mixed-use development being planned for old downtown Frisco by Nack Development.

Another mixed-use development is being proposed for downtown Frisco. The Calaboose, which is proposed to include two three-story office buildings and 20 brownstone town homes, will be the third development project that Nack Development plans to bring to old downtown Frisco.

Nack Development President Donny Churchman said this development would be a great addition to what is already planned for old downtown Frisco, The Patios at The Rail and The Tower at the Rail, which are both are expected to begin construction this summer.

Churchman said he plans to submit plans for The Calaboose to the city Feb. 12. The development is planned for the southwest corner of Main Street and Second Street, across from Manny’s Tex-Mex Grill (see map at the end of the story).

Churchman is seeking to rezone the area from old town commercial to a planned development to allow for the mixed-used development. The rezoning request will first be presented before the planning and zoning commission and, if approved, it will go before City Council for final approval.

The Calaboose is named after a small jail that was formerly at the same location. The calaboose, or jail, was built and put into service in late 1912 or early 1913 and was used by the city of Frisco into the 1950s, according to the Heritage Association of Frisco.

Even through the structure was removed several years ago, Churchman said he still wanted to preserve the history.

“Although [the building] is already gone, I wanted to try to pay tribute to the historic building and location,” he said.

Aside from naming the development after the calaboose, Churchman said he was also inspired by the historic building’s architecture, which had two barred windows and one steel door. The town homes will also have bars running down the buildings, giving the homes a more industrial look.

Churchman said The Calaboose, like his other projects, is meant to be sustainable over time, which means the buildings can be redeveloped if the market were to change in the next 20-50 years.

Churchman said he also hopes this new proposed development will create a connection between Frisco Square and old downtown Frisco through the architecture.

“I want to do everything I can to bring more feet to downtown Frisco,” Churchman said.

By


MOST RECENT

Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)
Artio Birth Care opens in Lewisville, plus 7 more DFW business updates

Here are eight recent business updates from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

COVID-19 patients occupy around 15% and 10% of hospital beds in Denton County and Collin County, respectively. (Community Impact staff)
Denton County COVID-19 hospitalizations hit 15% of beds; Collin County approaches 10%

For the fourth day in a row, COVID-19 patients have occupied at least 15% of hospital beds across Denton County.

D'Ambrosio's #1 Pizza Pub will offer customers a friendly environment to enjoy a more contemporary style of Chicago deep-dish pizza. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
D'Ambrosio's pizzeria opens in Grapevine and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

99 Ranch Market has teamed up with Instacart to offer rapid grocery delivery services at stores nationwide. (Courtesy 99 Ranch Market)
99 Ranch Market in Frisco now delivering with Instacart

99 Ranch Market is now offering direct delivery from the store via Instacart.

The Omni PGA Frisco Resort is scheduled to open in spring 2023. (Courtesy Omni PGA Frisco Resort)
BEYOND THE GAME: PGA Frisco creating destination 'whether you're a golfer or not'

While the new Professional Golfers Association of America development in Frisco aims to make the city the home of golf in America, it will also have appeal for those unfamiliar with birdies, bogeys and mulligans.

The $8.5 million sales tax allocation Frisco received in November was more than a 4% increase as compared to the same month a year ago. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenue up more than 4% year over year

The $8.57 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in September, the Texas State Comptroller’s Office reported Nov. 12.

The Christmas in the Square event features the largest choreographed lights and music display in North Texas. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
TO-DO LIST: Here are 10 in-person and virtual events happening in Frisco

Here is a list of some ongoing and upcoming events taking place in Frisco and online over the next several weeks.

Tarot & Tea's sage bundles are now available at its shop inside Stonebriar Centre. (Courtesy Tarot & Tea)
Tarot & Tea opens inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre mall

The shop offers tarot readings, intention candles, sage bundles, oils and incense.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for the state Nov. 23 for a vaccine he said could be available as soon as December. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

The vaccine could start being distributed "as early as next month," according to a Nov. 23 news release.

Sweets on a Stick sells hand-painted cookies for birthday parties, baby showers, weddings, holidays and more. (Courtesy Sweets on a Stick)
Sweets on a Stick now selling customized, hand-painted cookies in Frisco

The shop sells gourmet, customized sweets, such as hand-painted cookies and cake pops.

Collin County commissioners unanimously approved a $2 million allocation of federal funding to continue reimbursements of local food pantries. (Screenshot courtesy Collin County)
Collin County allocates additional $2M in CARES funding for local food pantries

Collin County commissioners allocated an additional $2 million in federal funding to the Collin CARES program to continue reimbursements for local food pantries.

The Collin College campus in Frisco was one of the city's most popular sites for early voting during the Nov. 3 election. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Everything Frisco voters need to know about early voting Nov. 23-Dec. 4 for City Council runoff

Frisco voters will have several opportunities over the next two weeks to cast an early ballot in the Dec. 8 Frisco City Council Place 5 runoff election between candidates Dan Stricklin and Laura Rummel.