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Strategic Planning Session for Downtown Lorain

Great meeting and strategic planning session today at the Lorain Port Authority. All the main stakeholders of downtown Lorain met and discussed many issues. Excellent forum with future plans to network in the future.

Jim Long/ President Main Street Lorain

2018-01-19T18:30:09+00:00 January 19th, 2018|News|

Main Street Lorain

Many new developments on Main Street Lorain are in the works:

Broadway is paved
Streetscape is on for 2018
New sidewalks
New lighting
New landscaping
New entry signs to Main Street/ Waterfront District
LCCAA is moved into 9th st location/ redeveloped
9th st redevelopment on Visual Expressions property
Catholic Charities has moved the Homeless Shelter and Kitchen to 28th and Carolina.
The 8th St kitchen property to be developed
United Way moved into 642 Broadway
Redevelopment of 637 Broadway
4th St redevelopment underway
Spectrum gymnasium to be build At West Erie and Wickens Place.
Spectrum Gift Shop in 401 Broadway
Kennedy property on 4th under redevelopment
4th street corridor under a master plan of redevelopment/ United Properties
Speak of the Devil Speakeasy on 4th nearly complete
Farohs Candy moved into City View Building
New interest in Spitzer Bld. and St Joes Complex
Victor Nardini redeveloping bank bld on Broadway
Bed and breakfast under construction on 9th St

Jim Long/President
LGC/ Main Street Lorain

2017-10-09T16:31:10+00:00 October 9th, 2017|News|

There will be a Consortium meeting on October 6th 2017. The speakers will be Bob McDonald and Gail Bonsor from the LGC Tourism Council. They will discuss future projects to promote tourism in Lorain. Meeting starts at 8am and is held at the Palace.

2017-10-09T11:57:32+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News|


Due to the Labor day weekend, there will not be a Lorain Growth Consortium meeting on September 1st 2017. The September meeting will be on September 8th at 8:00am at the Palace.

Jim Long

2017-08-23T09:45:22+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News|