|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 18 May 2008 17:20:28 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] North River area, Ft. Wayne, Indiana|
Next downtown development? Will former OmniSource land be site of the …. Tracy Warner Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette (IN) May 18, 2008Depending on who is looking at the site and picturing the future, it would be a great place for a water park or a multiuse sports center or a mix of apartments, restaurants and retail stores. Or it would have been a great place for a downtown ball stadium.
City leaders have long envisioned something special there. With 29 acres of land – for the most part, level and free of buildings – space is plentiful. The location is ideal – across the river from and just north of Headwaters Park, across Clinton Street from Lawton Park and Science Central, a moderate walk from downtown.
Still, with a deadline looming, formidable obstacles to a city-led development remain. The current price tag – up to $4.3 million – is most likely beyond the immediate reach of a city government just beginning to cope with new property tax laws that will reduce budgets.
... For the entire article, see http://www.journalgazette.net/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080518/EDIT0502/805180365 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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