An attractive red brick wall now covers the end of the Red Clay Theatre in downtown Duluth.
The unsightly black tarpaper that had covered the end of the Red Clay Theatre in Duluth has been replaced with an attractive red brick wall. Installation of the brick wall was completed Friday (Sept 21). The Duluth Downtown Development Authority is paying for the new wall and for emergency repairs undertaken to stop basement flooding. The end of the theater building had been damaged by rain and flood water during heavy rains in 2009 and had to be demolished. Remaining parts of the wall had been in danger of collapsing into the basement. The DDA plans to proceed with preparing a RFP and soliciting bids for other improvements proposed at the RCT that include expanding the basement and developing a foundation-ready site for future development…
Local, regional redevelopment activity focus of forum Friday at Gwinnett Place Marriott in Duluth.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Brookings Institute fellow Chris Leinberger, a land use strategist, teacher, developer, researcher and author noted for balancing business realities with social and environmental issues, will be the keynote speaker at a Gwinnett Redevelopment Forum Friday, Jan. 27, at the Atlanta Marriott Gwinnett Place in Duluth. Information will be presented on local and regional redevelopment activity. The annual forum is being presented by Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and the Council for Quality Growth from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Doors open for networking and breakfast at 8 a.m. Lunch will be provided. The hotel is located at 1775 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Other speakers include Gary Mongeon of Bleakly Advisory Group, Tom Owens of Morgan …