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Historic namesake for German Church Road facing demolition

Historic preservation groups are fighting to save a 1914 church at the northeast corner of Washington Street and German Church
Road in Cumberland. The congregation of St. John United Church of Christ has been working on plans to build a new church on
Carroll Road and struck a deal to sell the old one to a developer. The plans are rumored to include demolition
to make way for a CVS store.

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Efforts target blight on 16th

A stretch of 16th Street could see new life as the Indianapolis Housing Agency plans to redevelop a troubled low-income housing project and Kroger revives efforts to acquire land and plan a new supermarket to replace a cramped, old-format location.

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Jack eyes 16th & Meridian

Burger chain Jack in the Box is working on plans to open its first Indiana restaurant along Meridian Street just south of 16th Street. The chain has worked up preliminary plans to build on about an acre south of the new CVS pharmacy, brokers said.

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Plans emerge for old Winona

A few weeks back, IBJ reported on early proposals for the vacant former Winona Memorial Hospital. The five-story property
is saddled with about $2 million in unpaid taxes and soon will become public property. So far, two groups have stepped up
with ideas…

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Fountain Square getting cabaret

A new cabaret is planned for a one-story historic building at 1116 E. Prospect St. in Fountain Square. White Rabbit Cabaret will provide live entertainment (not adult-oriented), food and beverage service, performing arts classes, rehearsal space, workshops and special events

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