CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) - A redevelopment project 30 years in the making is closer to becoming a reality.
The city of Crawfordsville announced this morning that Indianapolis based Sustainable Solutions LLC, will be applying for a $160,000 economic development grant to purchase and renovate into the former Culver Union Hospital. The hospital has been closed since 1984.
Sustainable Solutions wants to turn the building into affordable housing units. Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton said this announcement should give people a sense of relief.
"I hear from people in this neighborhood almost daily. I've not talked to them this morning, but I've kept them apprised of our progress all along and they are excited about getting this cleaned up, finally," said Barton."
Barton said the project will now go to the Crawfordsville Redevelopment Commission to consider approving the grant at a meeting next Wednesday.
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