GARY | New U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro has only been on the job for four weeks, but on Wednesday Castro made Gary his first visit of a nationwide tour of cities and regions which are creating opportunities for residents through local and federal partnerships an…
GARY | City officials announced Thursday the launch of a federal program designed to help revitalize Gary.
GARY | Gary's partnership with a federal team from the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative means one of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's campaign promises — demolition of the Sheraton Hotel — is on schedule.
Demolition has begun on the Sheraton Hotel in Gary. The structure is scheduled to be gone by October. A green infrastructure will take its place.
Demolition has begun on the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Gary. The structure should be gone by October.
The Sheraton Hotel on Broadway in downtown Gary has been empty for years, and is in the process of being demolished. Asbestos remediation of the interior and exterior was supposed to be completed by the end of June, and if the project remains on schedule, the Sheraton could be gone by October.
The Sheraton Hotel, center, on Broadway in downtown Gary has been empty for years, and is in the process of being demolished. Asbestos remediation of the interior and exterior was supposed to be completed by the end of June, and if the project remains on schedule, the Sheraton could be gone …
GARY | The demolition of the Sheraton Hotel remains on schedule, city officials said.
We're inching closer to demolition of the former Sheraton Hotel in Gary. By October, if the project is on schedule, the building will be gone.
GARY | In about a week, city officials say residents will start to notice progress on one of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's campaign promises: the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has a lot of challenges within her city. But her vision doesn't stop at the city limits.
Gary's Genesis Convention Center is poorly suited for large conventions. There's no hotel nearby, and the husk of the former Sheraton Hotel stands as a reminder of the past failure to have a hotel and the Genesis Center be symbiotic.
The civic center opened three decades ago around the time the much larger Allstate Arena did in Rosemont, but never packed in the same crowds. Taxpayer subsidies kept the lights on, and the facility broke even last year after expenses were slashed by 30 percent.
Gary’s modest skyline will get a little shorter when the former Sheraton hotel — the fourth-tallest building in the city — comes down after sitting empty for decades, whenever the drawn-out asbestos issue finally gets resolved. The 14-story building with the skywalk that never quite reached …
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The husk of the former Sheraton Hotel is a tall shadow of urban decay looming over the adjacent Gary City Hall. That hotel must come down.
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Projects targeted for development in the region include the former Sheraton Hotel next to Gary's City Hall. "We want to get it down and create a green space," Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said of the building considered a longtime eyesore in her city.
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