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Downtown Revitalization Plan Resurfaces

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:57:16 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Downtown Revitalization Plan Resurfaces Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner is reviving a failed debate over downtown revitalization efforts. Development of the Downtown Strategy involved much public input and research over a long period.There is now a plan to bring a revised plan to the Bloomington City Council for a vote. The revitalization proposal is similar to the one that failed to gain council support in 2010. WGLT's Charlie Schlenker talks with Mayor Tari Renner and with Tricia Stiller, the head of the Downtown Bloomington Association who starts by explaining what went wrong last time.

Tricia Stiller of the Downtown Bloomington Association and Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner muse about the long game hope of attracting a downtown hotel.


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