Posts Tagged "Illinois"

East Dundee has an appetite for culinary enterprise

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in News | 0 comments

East Dundee has an appetite for culinary enterprise

The community seeks to recruit entrepreneurs to open up new restaurants and specialty food stores in the District.

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Streator, IL updates its downtown district, comprehensive plan, and future vision

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Streator, IL updates its downtown district, comprehensive plan, and future vision

The city of Streator, Illinois is making changes to its comprehensive plan and creating a new vision for its central business district. Streator business owners, plan commission, and the community members recently gathered at a workshop to review recommendations.

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East Dundee, Illinois looks at a complete downtown revitalization effort

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in News | 0 comments

East Dundee, Illinois looks at a complete downtown revitalization effort

East Dundee trustees gave preliminary approval to embark on a public/private revitalization of the downtown.

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Amtrak Blackhawk Rail Stop for Freeport, Illinois

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Amtrak Blackhawk Rail Stop for Freeport, Illinois

Freeport, Illinois will be one of the stops on the Blackhawk Amtrak line, which will connect Chicago to Dubuque and is slated to return to passenger service in 2014. The City of Freeport aims to spur a larger economic impact, with the project by making it a regional multimodal hub that integrates rail, local transit, regional bus and bike infrastructure. The proposed site of the hub would reside at the reuse site of the former Rawleigh Complex. Read more at the...

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City of Freeport Receives HUD Funding

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in News | 0 comments

The City of Freeport, Illinois has been awarded $295,419 in HUD funds to advance the “Freeport Riverfront Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Growth Initiative”, a dynamic initiative to create jobs and position the community within the global economy. This initiative centers around Freeport’s Downtown Riverfront, anchored by the “Rawleigh Corridor”—a 14-block redevelopment area including the 450,000 square foot, 5-building Rawleigh Complex (shown at left). Anticipated benefits of the initiative include new job growth, workforce training, business incubation, more affordable...

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