Posts tagged with "community redevelopment"
February 7, 2020
HR Green, a professional engineering and environmental consulting firm, has assisted the City of Waterloo, Iowa in transitioning two declining commercial properties into an exciting reuse project. Clearing a former dry cleaning operation for redevelopment helped advance the construction of a $3 million Teen Center by the Boys and Girls Club of the Cedar Valley.
May 1, 2018
A brownfields project website geared towards informing citizens of the City of Waterloo, Iowa has been instrumental in empowering them to fully understand the history of environmental investigations completed in their respective neighborhood.
May 2, 2017
The former Wonder Bread factory located in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, shuttered its operations in November 2012 amidst bankruptcy proceedings. Built in 1927, the vacant building occupied an entire block within the community’s urban core adjacent to numerous public facilities including the library, hockey arena, children’s museum, and public market. City officials immediately worked with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the 0.94-acre site; however, contamination concerns created anxieties for potential investors.
September 30, 2016
The Village of Antioch is a community of just over 14,000 residents located within the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern Illinois. Along its main corridor of Illinois Route 83 (IL 83), many businesses either closed or moved resulting in the environmental and economic decline of the community’s urban core and central business district.