Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization project moves to next phase
to next phase for the Laney-Walker/Bethlehem revitalization efforts. On Monday,
developers met to discuss Holley Street Commons; Phase 2 of the project,
seen some of the houses," said Commissioner Bill Fennoy. "They've got a few houses up on Holley Street."
Phase 2, developers are building 20 energy-efficient homes; a small fraction of
the project as a whole. the revitalization project is an effort to restore the historic
neighborhood. The Housing and Neighborhood Development Department received a
grant to build and renovate hundreds of homes in the area; Heritage Pine being
the first phase of the project that started last year.
Pine Street project won a national award for such a good job that they're doing
down there," Commissioner Fennoy said.
selling another home on Pine Street, the development team crossed their $2 million
dollars in sales mark.
think that they're doing a phenomenal job," said Pansy Hairston-Fugghett, a resident in Heritage Pine.
Hariston-Fugghetts moved into their Heritage Pine home just over a year ago;
one of the first residents on the block. They say revitalizing the neighborhood
reduced the crime in the area.
be late at night, 10; 11 o'clock at night and its always peaceful and it's
always calm," said Tony Hairston-Fugghett. "We love the neighborhood feel, like my wife said, we all know each
other. We all know each other by name."
That's the same
neighborhood atmosphere developers are looking to bring to Holley Street as
construction continues throughout the area.
The next community meeting on the project is Thursday, July 18 6-8 p.m. at Beulah Grove Baptist Church.
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