Archive for the ‘City of Gary Neighborhood Revitalization Project’ Category

City of Gary Young Business Owners Featured on WGN-TV’s Cover Story

February 10th, 2015

In case you missed it, the City of Gary was featured on WGN-TV’s Cover Story yesterday, February 9, 2015, spotlighting young business owners and the future of Gary. The success of 18th Street Brewery and the accomplishment of knocking down the Sheraton Hotel are among the mentioned developments. City leaders Joe Van Dyk of the Department […]


City of Gary to be Featured as WGN Cover Story on Monday February 9th at 9 PM

February 5th, 2015

City of Gary to be Featured as WGN Cover Story on Monday February, 9th at 9 PM  


Green infrastructure initiatives to be discussed at community engagement meeting

September 6th, 2014

Gary is going green. In an effort to revitalize the Gary community, many new initiatives are beginning to occur in an effort to increase green infrastructure activities, especially in neighborhoods currently in the stages of redevelopment. Many of these new initiatives include reusing urban lands. In an effort to partner with the community and actively […]


City of Gary Makes National News; Featured in USA Today

September 2nd, 2014

“In Gary, Ind., fall of an eyesore may mark rise of new era” GARY, Ind. - It might be telling of the complexity of this city’s problems that the recent start of the demolition of Gary’s tallest — and arguably most decrepit — building is being heralded by local leaders as one of the most […]


Mayor Freeman-Wilson to Host Open House for Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative;Gary Northside Redevelopment Project to be Featured

August 7th, 2014

WHO: Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, City of Gary leadership team and representatives from HUD and EPA, Strong Cities, Strong Communities Planning Team WHAT: The community is invited to hear more about the City of Gary’s Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative and to give input on beautification projects that will initially focus on the Sheraton demolition and the […]


$6.4 Million Citywide Street Paving Project Begins in Gary; Preliminary Schedule Released by Contractor

August 5th, 2014

Last week, the City of Gary Public Board of Works announced plans to pave 55 streets this summer. That massive paving project kicked off today at Taft St. and 21st Avenues. Reith Riley, the selected contractor, has released the preliminary schedule so that Gary residents and others traveling through the city will be aware of delays […]


City Announces Requests for Bids

July 30th, 2014

Notice to Bidders The City of Gary Redevelopment Commission will receive sealed bids from Monday, August 4, 2014 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until August 6, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at its office at 839 Broadway, Suite 200, Gary, Indiana 46402 for the purchase of the real estate hereinafter described: 3333 Grant Street, Gary, Indiana 46408 […]



May 21st, 2014

  (Gary, IND.) — The Fuller Center for Housing of Gary (FCH Gary), in partnership with the City of Gary, will host a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at 2456 Jackson St. This event is being held in conjunction with the City’s “Jackson Street of Dreams” program and FCH Gary’s plans […]


Latest 5x5x5 Neighborhood Revitalization Cleanup Slated for Gary’s Brunswick Neighborhood

May 10th, 2014

WHO:  City of Gary officials, 2nd District Councilman Michael Protho, and community volunteers WHAT:  Media representatives are invited to cover City of Gary officials, 2nd District Councilman Michael Protho and a host of community volunteers engaging in the latest 5x5x5 Neighborhood Revitalization community clean-up in the Brunswick neighborhood. The initiative was born out of a […]


Community Clean Up - Marshalltown Neighborhood - Saturday, April 12, 2014

April 9th, 2014

The Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services and 4th District Councilwoman Carolyn Rogers will host “Community Clean-up Day” in the Marshalltown Neighborhood as a part of the City’s 5x5x5 Revitalization Project on Saturday, April 12, 2014.  




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