A new hotel for Carriage City Plaza, renaming a downtown space as Tesla Square, and a pop-up youth community center were among the highlights of the 2017 State of the City address on Thursday night.
The 119 properties being studied for potential redevelopment have a total assessed value of $30.733 million, generating property taxes last year of about $1.898 million. Collectively, the properties comprise about 57 acres.
City Council approved a preliminary, non-condemnation redevelopment study of six areas of town after residents packed the Council Chambers Monday night with most speakers voicing opposition to the study.
Swaths of West Grand and Elizabeth avenues, industrial properties on Regina and New Brunswick avenues, and a shopping center that straddles the border with Woodbridge, are among six areas that could be studied as potential new areas of redevelopment.
With demolition of the old Wheatena buildings and clearing of the site in recent months, I thought it’d be a good time to go deep into the archives.
It’s that time again to take a look back at the year that was, and so here it is, a breakdown of the most viewed posts of 2015 by you, our faithful readers.
Two months after demolition began in earnest, the last of the buildings on the former Wheatena property came down last week.