2008 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 23:16:43 -0700 (PDT)
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Subject: [CPEO-BIF] Riverside Parkway, Rome, Georgia
Riverside plan clears hurdle

R.H. Ledbetter Properties is considering developing a retail center across from Ridge Ferry Park.

By Diane Wagner
Rome News-Tribune (GA)
July 25, 2008

An 83-acre mixed-use development proposed for city-owned property on Riverside Parkway is one step closer to reality.

R.H. Ledbetter Properties Inc. received a federal permit to move a small stream that threatens the closed landfill on the site.

"This is a long process, but probably the biggest hurdle in the redevelopment was the relocation of Burwell Creek" Rome Assistant City Manager Sammy Rich said.


For the entire article, see


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