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Central State Redevelopment Update

Central State Redevelopment Update
On Monday, thanks to Derek Naber from the Department of Metropolitan Development, I had the opportunity to tour the Central State Hospital grounds to take a look at their ongoing redevelopment efforts.  Derek also sent me the latest pdf of the current plans, which can be viewed here.  I’ll excerpt a few of the more relevant slides throughout this post for reference purposes. There have already been a few apartment buildings built upon the grounds that have been occupied for 2 years now. This fall, the southwest corner will see the opening of a new Christel House Acadamy.  Unfortunately, the...
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Ambitious Central State Development Approved

Ambitious Central State Development Approved
Last week, the Metropolitan Development Commission approved a massive redevelopment of the Central State Hospital grounds. According to the staff report, the grounds will include a brewery, an events center, student housing, office uses, and urban farming.  A couple of image captures from the lengthy staff report can be seen below: It will be interesting to see this long underutilized property come back to life a...
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