Developers pitch plans for Beardsley Avenue site

Two developers offered housing and retail plans for a site at Beardsley Avenue and Greenleaf Boulevard in Elkhart. The Redevelopment Commission wants the developers to go back to the drawing board.

ELKHART — An empty lot could soon be developed as homes for families looking for affordable housing.

The Elkhart Redevelopment Commission received proposals from two developers who hope to create a mixed-use development near the corner of Beardsley Avenue and Greenleaf Boulevard.

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fire111

Glad to see the City is finally getting some of that City owned property back on the tax rolls. There is land throughout the city, owned by the City.

Joe King

great idea! The city needs housing! BIG TIME! Hope these plans go through and some affordable housing is built there. Its a great location too. I'm sure any clean up to the soil will be done if needed. Get this thing going! Housing is such a crisis here.

Curious Guy

Isn’t the land contaminated? Phase 1 showed that. Also how do folks hear about city desiring plans for the space?

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