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.
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.
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.
MERRILLVILLE | Chicago-based Berman Auto Group has announced it plans to open Berman's Infiniti of Merrillville this summer.
MERRILLVILLE | A redevelopment project at the former Saturn dealership off U.S. 30 is no longer advancing, the town announced last week.
CROWN POINT | A sewer line will be installed along a portion of Indiana Avenue as part of a plan to revitalize the neighborhood.
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.
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.
PORTAGE | The city is looking to expand its tax increment financing district, not so much as a tax revenue source, but to target areas for redevelopment.
LANSING | The Village Board approved a measure this week meant to bolster the chance of redeveloping the site of the former Sam’s Club warehouse store.
LANSING | Village officials received some outside suggestions recently as to how they could develop the downtown business district to include more businesses while also benefiting local recreation and environmental interests.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Department of Redevelopment is sponsoring a Homebuyers Workshop.
The huge warehouse complex along Calumet Avenue in Munster was the state-of-the-art nerve center for Simmons Mattress Co. Soon a $60 million renovation will turn it into 1 million square feet of office space and manufacturing space.
MUNSTER | From 1950s through 1970s, the huge warehouse and office complex along Calumet Avenue in Munster was the state-of-the-art nerve center for Simmons Mattress Co. New products were developed there and produced for global distribution.
HIGHLAND | A topnotch business climate, along with new recreational and municipal facilities, heads the list of current developments around town.
HIGHLAND | The Town Council ordered up a new Culver's restaurant Monday when members voted to approve a request for tax abatement.
LOWELL | When the Redevelopment Commission meets next month, its members want to hear from anyone with a stake in a healthy Lowell downtown district.
Row house rental units on Main near Broadway are the beginnings of redeveloment in the city of East Chicago.
Redevelopment in East Chicago has begun with new townhome rentals and a retail building in the area of Main and Broadway.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, left walks with the city's director of development, John Artis, near new housing developments on Main near Broadway.
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