The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced last week that it had suspended the hazard mitigation grants for Indiana because parts of a Kokomo ballpark are being built in a flood-prone area that is supposed to remain green space.
New features will include a ground-floor cafe with food service, an outdoor plaza, a 24-hour study lab and a glass-curtain exterior wall on the east side to provide all three upper floors with natural light.
Plans to create Indiana's first new reservoir in more than four decades are fatally flawed because there would be no buyer for its water for 35 years, the former director of engineering for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources says.
The project, which would add a modern 150-room hotel to the historic downtown building, also hinges on approval of an $11.3 million federal loan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Louisville-based 21c Museum Hotels plans to build a hotel on a surface parking lot north of the old City Hall as part of a larger redevelopment of the property, real estate sources familiar with the deal said.
The team charged with designing and engineering downtown’s $20 million transit center—which has begun to emerge south of Washington Street between Delaware and Alabama streets—took on three core challenges.