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Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Lorain Growth Corporation’s Main Street Lorain Consortium Breakfast
Meeting will be Friday, May 4th, at the Palace Theatre, 617 Broadway.
Lorain Growth President Jim Long will give updates and take
announcements from members.

Continental Breakfast is $5 per person and begins at 8 A.M. 

All are welcome.

2018-05-03T11:48:49+00:00May 2nd, 2018|News|

Lorain developer outlines plans for Broadway buildings

Lorain developer outlines plans for Broadway buildings

From left, the buildings of 502-506 Broadway, 444, 440 and 436 Broadway stand vacant on April 17, 2018. Lorain Developer Jon Veard has plans to create residential space in 502-506 Broadway and 444 Broadway, while tearing down 440 and 436 to create green space and parking.
From left, the buildings of 502-506 Broadway, 444, 440 and 436 Broadway stand vacant on April 17, 2018. Lorain Developer Jon Veard has plans to create residential space in 502-506 Broadway and 444 Broadway, while tearing down 440 and 436 to create green space and parking. Richard Payerchin — The Morning Journal

Cold weather has delayed spring cleaning on Broadway, but a developer has plans in the works for downtown Lorain.

Meanwhile, […]

2018-07-06T16:32:52+00:00April 19th, 2018|News|

Lorain Harbor Wide Planning Project

Lorain Harbor Wide Planning Project

 

Main Street Lorain/ Lorain Growth Corp is proud to be a partner in the grant that allows this economic catalyst for the city of Lorain. Our partners, the City of Lorain, Lorain Port Authority and Charleston Village are excited about the marketing of these properties and promoting their development. This is hopefully a game changer for Lorain and will coincide with our downtown development plan that these partners and Main Street Lorain already have underway. The new hotel, the Broadway Streetscape, revitalization in the 9th, 8th, 6th, 5th, and 4th St corridors and much more to come

Jim Long/ President

Main Street Lorain/ Lorain Growth

2018-04-12T11:26:01+00:00April 11th, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Bart Gonzalez and Eric Newsome, leaders within the Lorain Better Block pathe Lorain Better Block event on May 19, 2018. Lorain businesses and community members are invited to take part in activities at Lorain Better Block. Bart and Eric will be discussing ideas for how the Lorain business community and residents can get involved. Lorain Better Block is a community engagement event that will allow people to envision what the best block in the City of Lorain could look like. Broadway will be temporarily transformed from 5th through 8th Streets and promote opportunities for shopping, food and refreshments, mini parks, expanded patios and seating areas, use of vacant lots, art, and more!

Breakfast Meeting will be April 6th held at the Lorain Palace Theater, 617 Broadway, Lorain. We begin eating at 8 a.m. and  program starts at

Lorain Growth President Jim Long will also make announcements. […]

2018-07-06T16:38:25+00:00March 22nd, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Tiffany McClelland, Economic Development Specialist for the Lorain Port Authority, will speak at the March 2 Main Street Lorain/Lorain Growth Corporation consortium breakfast meeting at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway. With her will be Lil, the border collie trained to keep
geese away from the Black River Landing festival grounds. Tiffany will speak on economic development in the city of Lorain. Doors open at
7:30 am and we start serving breakfast at 8 am. If you wish to eat, breakfast is only $7. The meeting is open to everyone. Reports will be made by others on developments and activities in Lorain’s downtown waterfront area.
Here is a photo of Lil.

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2018-02-27T14:09:27+00:00February 27th, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

On February 2nd LoCo Yaks will speak at the Main Street Lorain breakfast meeting.  They will discuss Black River clean up progress and future plans in the development of the Black River. The meeting starts at 8:00am and is held at the Lorain Palace Theatre at 617 Broadway.

2018-01-22T14:11:45+00:00January 22nd, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Main Street Lorain had its next consortium meeting on January 5th 2018. It was held at the Palace and started at 8:00am. The Speaker was Tom Brown Executive Director of the Lorain Port Authority. Tom updated us on the Spitzer development  project and other Port activities for 2018

2018-01-22T14:09:02+00:00December 29th, 2017|News|

22 Broadway in Lorain needs work, observers say

Jim Long, president of the Lorain Growth Corp. examines the rear exterior at 822 Broadway on Nov. 29, 2017. Long, and others invested in the revitalization of downtown Lorain, have called upon the city’s building inspectors to hold property owners accountable for the deteriorating conditions of their buildings located along Broadway.
Jim Long, president of the Lorain Growth Corp. examines the rear exterior at 822 Broadway on Nov. 29, 2017. Long, and others invested in the revitalization of downtown Lorain, have called upon the city’s building inspectors to hold property owners accountable for the deteriorating conditions of their buildings located along Broadway. Eric Bonzar — The Morning Journal
2017-12-03T10:16:02+00:00December 3rd, 2017|News|