Neighborhood Meeting with Pirhl Developers 12/7 6:30pm Friends Meeting House (Quaker Church) 252 A St. Pirhl Developers has been working for the last few months to secure funding to purchase the Tire and Wheel Site. They met with us earlier this year and then presented to borough council an updated plan based on some of… Read More Neighborhood Meeting with Pirhl Developers-12/7 6:30pm
Today we were invited to walk through the new Wheelhouse Lofts built and managed by Creative Building Concepts who has their headquarters on D St. The apartments are incredibly beautiful with so much natural light highlighting the interior features. We walked though the building soon after it was purchased earlier this year and it has come so… Read More Wheelhouse Lofts (Hollinger Building) Open House
Over 70 neighbors and residents turned out for the West Side Neighbors January Meeting to hear about developments on the Tire and Wheel Site. After a few other agenda items were covered including the bid for construction of HP Park opening and showcasing upcoming events in the neighborhood including an African American History Showcase, Neighbors… Read More Tire and Wheel Site Development Meeting Recap-1/11/16
Hello Neighbors! We have a good agenda with lots of updates for our upcoming meeting next Monday 1/11 6:30pm at Friends Meetings House (252 A St). Please email if you have any additional items you would like to add or just bring them up at the meeting as all ideas and conversations welcome. Tire and… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates
The Tire and Wheel site has been quiet since demolition ceased many months back and we check in periodically with the current owners to see if they have any updates for the neighborhood. The main site is still actively seeking developers but the Hollinger Building on the corner of B St and North College has been sold… Read More Creative Building Concepts buys Hollinger Building; Plans renovation
Progress at the Tire and Wheel site has been steady for many months now and by the looks of it today, the main excavation project is almost finished. For the past few months heavy machinery have been unearthing large chunks of concrete and limestone and crushing it into large piles. At this point, they are… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Site Progress
This video was shot over the summer and was featured at the PA Brownfield Conference in December 2013. You will see many familiar faces from the West Side, even in passing. It’s a great overview of the whole process of redeveloping the factory sites and transforming the NorthWest landscape.
Taylor Wilmot is a recent graduate from Dickinson College who spent much of her senior year researching the community perceptions around the redevelopment of the Tire and Wheel Plant. She researched the history of the factory, surrounding neighborhood and Carlisle in general and interviewed residents and other stakeholders to get perspectives on all aspects that… Read More Community Engagement and Perceptions of the Tire and Wheel Factory Redevelopment
Neighbors living near the Tire and Wheel Factory Site awoke to sounds we haven’t heard in many months. Demolition. We welcome the sounds of bulldozers and falling rubble after 5 long months of nothing moving on site. There was a permitting issue that required the work to cease somewhere around June/July 2013 and we have… Read More The Sweet Sounds of Demolition
Things have been quiet lately at the Tire and Wheel and the IAC sites but more information is trickling out about what might be in their future plans. Final recommendations contained in the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan will be unveiled at a 7 p.m. open meeting on Sept. 30 at borough hall, 53 W. South… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan for IAC and Tire & Wheel -Open Meeting Invitation
The Sentinel covered the Greater Carlisle Chamber of Commerce Economic Breakfast session this week when Borough Council President, Perry Heath, gave updates on the redeveloped factory sites. IAC has interest from 2 hotels as well as 3 restaurants. Tire and wheel has 2 proposals for purchase of the site but no specifics were given… Read More Potential buyers/developers interested in IAC and Tire & Wheel sites
Taylor Wilmot is a student at Dickinson College who has spent the last 9 months researching the redevelopment of the Tire and Wheel plant. She interviewed not only the owners of the property but many local residents, former employees, as well as people from local churches and non-profits who are close to the property. This… Read More Community Engagement & Perceptions of Tire & Wheel Redevelopment-Community Presentation & Discussion
RE-Invest Solutions, the company who owns the Tire and Wheel property, has updated their website with more information about the continuing demolition of the plant: “APRIL 2013 UPDATE: We are pleased to report that the above grade demolition of the former Carlisle Tire & Wheel buildings is expected to be 98% completed by May 1st,… Read More Tire and Wheel Demolition Update
Monday May 20th, 2013 @ 7 p.m. Carlisle Expo Center 100 K Street Carlisle The Borough of Carlisle is hosting a public meeting on May 20 from 7-9 PM at the Expo Center to discuss the preliminary draft of the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan. The Expo Center is located at 100 K St, Carlisle, PA… Read More DRAFT URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN RECOMMENDATIONS PRESENTATION – Monday May 20th, 2013 @ 7 p.m.
Last night the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Planners unveiled their rough draft to borough council. West Side Neighbors were at every session open to the public this week and the process was smooth and the outcome looks quite promising. They presented a powerpoint presentation with possible options for each of the plots but since it isn’t… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Draft Plan
The Borough of Carlisle and Cumberland County are hosting a four-day series of activities and public workshops beginning on March 11, 2013 to develop the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan. The schedule of public events is listed below. The goal of the week-long open forum planning process is to gain extensive public input on the Carlisle… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Public Workshop Sessions
What: West Side Neighbors Meeting to Discuss Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan When: Tuesday March 5th 6:30pm Where: Stuart Community Center 415 Franklin Street Who: Anyone & Everyone! RSVPs would be very helpful but aren’t required. The week of March 11th-15th the group tasked with creating the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan, Stromberg/Garrigan & Associates, Inc., will… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting to Discuss Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-3/5/13
Last night’s meeting at borough hall was packed with neighbors eager to hear more about the revitalization of the northwest corner of Carlisle. Since this was a kick off meeting, it didn’t give any specifics on new businesses but it gave a lot of information about the planners and what specific areas of Carlisle they… Read More Carlisle Urban Revitalization Meeting Recap
Carlisle Borough Plans Redevelopment Meeting for IAC and Tire & Wheel Sites Public Encouraged to Attend Carlisle Borough, in partnership with the Cumberland County Planning Department, will be holding a kickoff meeting for the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan project on Monday, February 4th at 7 p.m. The public meeting will be held at Carlisle Borough… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Meeting-2/4/2013
Re-Invest Solutions has posted an update on their site about the demolition of Carlisle Tire and Wheel. We noted recently that a chain link fence was installed around the perimeter of the entire facility but that there hadn’t been official word on when mass demolition would begin. Work will start to pick up speed in January starting… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Demolition
Re-Invest Solutions has been quietly working on the inside of Tire and Wheel for a few months now. It has been a slow operation but this past week the whole facility was enclosed by a chain link fence. For those of us living the area, it is a welcome sight that hopefully means we will… Read More Progress at Tire and Wheel site
Carlisle has chosen a firm for their Urban Revitalization Study. The firm will be confirmed by borough council at their Dec. 13th meeting. The Sentinel has more on this, a portion of which can be read below.
The Sentinel gave an update on the redevelopment effort by the borough focusing on the large empty factories peppered around Carlisle. No real details were given related to any one site (they covered Tire & Wheel, Lear & Tyco) but it’s good to hear the borough has made this such a priority. It seems counter… Read More Firm to Create Redevelopment Strategy for Empty Factories
WGAL just aired a segment about both the Masland/Lear & Carlisle Tire and Wheel Factories being redeveloped in the coming months/years. West Side Neighbors are excited to see what comes of both of these properties and are hoping that we will see more work being done at both locations this year and ongoing.
Last night over 90 people showed up for the meeting with the Tire & Wheel Developers, RE Invest. It was a productive meeting as they provided updates including the newly contracted demolition company who should start work on site in late July. Work will start in the interior so we won’t see any wrecking balls… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap
Special Neighborhood Meeting Carlisle Tire and Wheel Redevelopment Guest Speaker – Brad Maurer, Developer of Tire and Wheel Site This is a unique opportunity to learn more about the redevelopment of the former tire and wheel site, as well as provide valuable feedback/input on the FUTURE uses. Monday July 9th, 6:30 PM Stuart Community Center… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Redevelopment: Open Meeting with Developers
Last night, Re Invest, the developers who bought the Carlisle Tire and Wheel Facility, met with around 75 Carlisle residents to discuss the progress on site. Although they were planning to start razing the facility in January, they were unable to move forward due to additional research needing to be done prior for work to… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap
I am so excited to hear that Carlisle Tire and Wheel is about to be sold and then torn down to make way for redevelopment of the property. Currently, the article mentions a medical arts building as the main choice and that is fine choice in my book. It brings new business and is a… Read More Carlisle Tire & Wheel to be torn down – redeveloped
We all knew this was coming but it’s sad to see this article posted today. I live right next to the factory and no matter what people say about the sounds & smells that come from the factory, it has been really nice living here. It has been comforting to know that those guy &… Read More End of the road for Tire & Wheel