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Bank redevelopment project wins approval

A redevelopment project that would bring a Centier Bank branch to downtown Gary has gained ground.

8 hours ago

Gary State Bank project will come back for another vote

GARY | A $2.5 million project aimed at bringing a bank back to downtown Gary faced a setback last week, but is still going forward.

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm

Harvard students to study E.C. redevelopment potential

EAST CHICAGO | Ten graduate students from Harvard University will visit East Chicago beginning today to conduct a field study on economic development areas within the city.

March 04, 2014 6:15 pm

Dyer officials change law to make key corner more appealing to developers

DYER | Dyer officials hope to make the northeast corner of Hart Street and U.S. 30 a bit more appealing for developers.

January 26, 2014 7:15 pm

Highland eyes properties for purchase as part of redevelopment plan

HIGHLAND | The Town Council is positioning itself for the eventual purchase of various properties along North Kennedy Avenue and in the downtown area if they become available.

January 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Redevelopment Commission approves $615K grant to attract company to Munster

MUNSTER | Offering incentives for businesses to move into the Lake Business Center continues to be part of the economic development plan for the town, officials said.

October 26, 2013 11:18 am
Officials hope Kohl's opening signals resurrection Dunes Plaza

Officials hope Kohl's opening signals resurrection Dunes Plaza

MICHIGAN CITY | It's more than just the opening of another Kohl's — it's the start of a resurrection of the long-blighted Dunes Plaza, once a bustling destination, officials say.

September 29, 2013 5:45 pm

Commission to move forward with next phase of downtown redevelopment

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission recently approved moving forward with the third phase of its Central Avenue Business District redevelopment plan.

September 07, 2013 6:24 pm

New restaurants, more coming to Munster

MUNSTER | Restaurants such as Noodles & Company and Meatheads Burgers and Fries could be coming to the Lake Business Center in Munster.

August 18, 2013 7:45 pm

Whiting considers leasing community center, expanding Stadium District

WHITING | A standing room-only crowd filled the Whiting Community Center on Tuesday to hear Mayor Joseph Stahura discuss several proposed projects he referred to as controversial.

August 13, 2013 11:15 pm

Officials detail plans to redevelop Gary's Glen Park

GARY | Residents got a look Tuesday at plans to transform Gary's Glen Park area into University Park.

August 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary is launching a plan to redevelop northside neighborhoods, including by tearing down a long-vacant downtown hotel.

July 20, 2013 5:45 pm Photos


Redevelopment efforts are topic for Gary club meeting

GARY | The Miller Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the historic Aquatorium Bath House in Miller Beach’s Marquette Park, 6918 Oak Ave. A presentation will be given by Lauren Riga, director of Green Urbanism, Storm Water and Environmental Affairs for the City of Gary.

April 19, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Up to challenge on redevelopment transformation

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Up to challenge on redevelopment transformation

I recently attended Lansing’s 120th birthday celebration that provided a glimpse of the village’s rich and sometimes colorful past. A lot has changed from those early days.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing on verge of replacing former Sam’s Club?

LANSING | Village officials believe they’re on the verge of finding a retailer to locate on the site of the former Sam’s Club warehouse store on Torrence Avenue.

February 27, 2013 9:15 pm

Infiniti dealership may open in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Chicago-based Berman Auto Group has announced it plans to open Berman's Infiniti of Merrillville this summer.

February 27, 2013 6:00 pm

Former Merrillville car dealership proposal sinks

MERRILLVILLE | A redevelopment project at the former Saturn dealership off U.S. 30 is no longer advancing, the town announced last week.

February 23, 2013 6:45 pm

C.P. hopes sewer line spurs redevelopment on Indiana Avenue

CROWN POINT | A sewer line will be installed along a portion of Indiana Avenue as part of a plan to revitalize the neighborhood.

February 01, 2013 7:30 pm
Partnerships help East Chicago's housing market bounce back

Partnerships help East Chicago's housing market bounce back

Members of East Chicago's redevelopment team walk past townhomes or row houses in the neighborhood of Main and Broadway, "ground zero" for redevelopment. Since this tour, additional housing has been built.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am
Partnerships help East Chicago's housing market bounce back

Partnerships help East Chicago's housing market bounce back

Row house rental units on Main near Broadway are the beginnings of redeveloment in East Chicago, with new retail and single family homes to come. The city is experiencing a housing market rebound.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am
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