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Marquette Plan

WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky is NWI's champion in Congress

WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky is NWI's champion in Congress

Thirty years is a long time for most anything. Serving in Congress that long is extraordinary.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

NIRPC updates Marquette Plan's status

GARY | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission is updating and integrating the Marquette Plan that was organized in two phases in 2005 and 2008.

November 04, 2013 7:38 am

Marquette Plan forums slated at four sites across the region

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and Indiana Landmarks are holding a series of public open houses to update residents on the Marquette, Plan, Northwest Indiana's Vision for Lakeshore Reinvestment.

November 01, 2013 12:05 am

Infrastructure, attracting talented young workers vital

CROWN POINT | To return Northwest Indiana to its economic vitality, “we need a new paradigm,” U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, told those gathered at Friday’s Morning Business Hour at First Financial Bank.

September 13, 2013 4:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Go intermodal, but don't forget access

Ever since the Marquette Plan was implemented in 2005, the mayors of lakefront communities have supported its mission of reclaiming the Lake Michigan shoreline for public use, just as Chicago has done.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am

Visclosky applauds Gary's harbor plans

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, one of the major forces behind the Marquette Plan for the lakefront, said he applauds Gary's efforts to change the plan.

July 20, 2012 9:00 pm

Mayor: Gary's harbor plan should focus on industries, not parks

Buffington Harbor should be used by industries, not as a recreational area, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson told a regional planning commission on Thursday.

July 19, 2012 10:00 pm

Marquette Greenway Plan alive and well, thanks to Pete & the RDA

"Make no little plans, for they fail to stir the hearts of men — Make big plans, aim high in hope and work," said Daniel Burnham, famous architect and urban planner responsible for creating master plans for Chicago and Washington, D.C.

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
RDA millions fueling projects, but reviews mixed

RDA millions fueling projects, but reviews mixed

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority was launched in 2005 with all the buzz and excitement of an Internet IPO. Region leaders were tripping over each other to roundly praise what they called "the best opportunity since steel" came to the region. Today, lawmakers' verdicts on …

June 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos


RDA millions fueling Marquette Plan, other local projects

RDA millions fueling Marquette Plan, other local projects

Six years ago, unprecedented politicking by Northwest Indiana's congressman, Indiana's governor, state legislators and even former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley produced the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Park revitalization taking next step

Park revitalization taking next step

WHITING | Improvement of the city's Lake Michigan shoreline entered a new phase on Monday with the completion of needed infrastructure upgrades at Lakefront Park.

June 07, 2011 2:00 pm Photos


THURM FERREE: Whiting a shining example of governing well

Just when you start to wonder about officeholders in your political party, along comes a star who is effective and worthy of his city's pride. That man is Joe Stahura, the mayor of Whiting, the Little City by the Lake.

April 21, 2011 12:00 am

Whiting mayor to speak about Marquette Plan

SCHERERVILLE | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura will speak about the Marquette Plan at the next Lake County Advancement Committee meeting, scheduled at noon April 15 at Teibel's Family Restaurant, 1775 U.S. 41, Schererville.

April 07, 2011 2:10 pm
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