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Engler, Abraham Announce Waterfront Grants 13 Communities Share $19 Million

Thursday, August 05, 1999

John Truscott
(517) 335-6397


CommunityCounty Amount Description
AlleganAllegan$650,000Relocate Perrigo CompanyStore along river in downtown area.
Battle CreekCalhoun$280,000Develop historic SullivanBarn as office and entertainment space.
Bay CityBay$3,063,000Relocate Bay City Aggregatesand develop hotel/conference center, park & condos.
DetroitWayne$6,200,000Detroit Riverfront Promenadefrom Cobo to GM Headquarters
HastingsBarry$122,050Create a public park onformer industrial site; provide a spec building for incubator companies.
JacksonJackson$834,000Remove cap from Grand River.Improve new waterfront.
KalamazooKalamazoo$2,835,600Develop former industrialsite for retail and office use.
LansingIngham$667,500Construct public outdoorpatio in Old Town associated with office and restaurant development.
MarquetteMarquette$1,100,000Purchase RR site and redevelopfor commercial use and open space.
MontagueMuskegon$662,500Purchase former foundrysite and clean-up, provide expansion site to grocery store and public accessto waterfront.
Mt. PleasantIsabella$300,000Acquisition and demolitionof mill site, dairy. Extend riverwalk, adjacent park.
MuskegonMuskegon$650,000Acquire property and developparking area and dock for Cross-Lake Ferry.
Port HuronSt. Clair$1,100,000Acquire, demolish and prepareformer industrial site for new development.
TOTALS13 Communities$18,464,650