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Valparaiso Technical Institute

Group aims to renovate Valpo Tech building as community space

VALPARAISO | The old Valparaiso Technical Institute building at 1150 W. Lincolnway could become a home for artists and entrepreneurs if the plans of three residents come to fruition.

August 13, 2014 12:53 pm

Valpo awards Chautauqua Park second phase contract

VALPARAISO | One major storm sewer project is about to begin, and a smaller one is expected to get approval soon despite bids that were higher than expected.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo cautiously awards flood contract

VALPARAISO | With a total bid almost $250,000 below its nearest competitor and $671,717 lower than the engineer's estimate, G.E. Marshall was an easy choice to do the second phase of the Chautauqua Park flood control project Tuesday.

March 16, 2014 6:30 pm

Chautauqua Park project benefits from low bids

VALPARAISO | As bids for the second phase of the Chautauqua Park flood control project were opened at Tuesday's utilities board meeting, the numbers started out good and got better.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo getting bids for Chautauqua Park project's phase 2

VALPARAISO | The first phase of the Chautauqua Park stormwater control project is complete and succeeding, and the city's Utilities Board hopes to begin the second phase this spring.

February 02, 2014 5:44 pm

Petition seeks to preserve Valpo Tech trees

VALPARAISO | The second phase of the Chautauqua Park stormwater relief project has spawned a petition battle to save the trees next to the old Valparaiso Technical Institute property.

October 01, 2013 2:32 pm
Alum of Valpo tech school reminisce on 'Marines for electronics'

Alum of Valpo tech school reminisce on 'Marines for electronics'

VALPARAISO | Mirrors line a wall on the top floor of One Center Street. The windows, draped in yards of white fabric, are new. But the wooden floor, with planks pulled up here and there, is a sign of continued change going on from basement to ceiling in the three-story brick building.

August 24, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Owners refuse offers for detention basin land ... again

VALPARAISO | It's a case of detention basin deja vu.

May 14, 2013 4:16 pm

Chautauqua Park flood relief project may start in early 2013

VALPARAISO | The plans are done, and the city is in the process of acquiring the land needed for the massive Chautauqua Park stormwater relief project.

October 20, 2012 9:00 pm

Valparaiso seeks buyers for historical train depot

VALPARAISO | Passengers have long since stopped getting off at the train depot next to the Canadian National tracks on North Calumet Avenue, but preservationists are hoping to save the century-old station from the wrecking ball.

September 16, 2012 5:45 pm
Valpo Tech story to be told at Porter County museum

Valpo Tech story to be told at Porter County museum

VALPARAISO | The items cluttering much of the space in the former Valparaiso Technical Institute look like they should be in a museum or the world's biggest garage sale.

April 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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From elegant glass maker to top electronics school

From elegant glass maker to top electronics school

VALPARAISO | The three-story, grayish-brown building at the corner of Lincolnway and Center Street has been many things over more than a century of its existence. What it will be, or if it will be, in the future is uncertain.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Time, money needed to save Valpo Tech site

Time, money needed to save Valpo Tech site

VALPARAISO | Driving past the former Valparaiso Technical Institute building on Lincolnway, it's easy to see the contrasting possibilities for the historic structure.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo Tech not an eyesore in grads' eyes

Valpo Tech not an eyesore in grads' eyes

VALPARAISO | The former Valparaiso Technical Institute building might be an eyesore, but to many of the institute's graduates it still is the Emerald City of their educational life.

April 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Grant approved for former Valpo tech building

VALPARAISO | The eyesore formerly known as Valparaiso Technical Institute got a financial boost Wednesday from the city's Redevelopment Commission.

March 14, 2012 8:30 pm
Trio seeks to revive form Valpo Tech building

Trio seeks to revive form Valpo Tech building

City agrees to make it eligible for grant program

February 12, 2011 12:00 am
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