In December 2017 PIRHL developers held a public meeting at Friends Meeting House to discuss the updated plans for the Tire and Wheel site. This was a follow up meeting after the updated plans were presented at a small meeting with a few neighbors from the West Side Neighborhood earlier that month. The main change from… Read More PIRHL -Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap 12/7 & Land Development Plans – 650 N. College St
Carlisle Borough held a public meeting on January 26th 2017 to unveil their new plans for the stormwater park the will buffer the IAC redevelopment site and Fairground Avenue. We saw initial conceptual plans back in May 2014 and these plans further parsed out the new amenities. The park is designed to both mitigate the issue… Read More Fairground Ave Stormwater Park and IAC Site Subdivision Plans
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
PIRHL Development presented updated plans for the Tire and Wheel site to the Planning Commission on Thursday January 28th, 2016. PIRHL is asking Borough Council to write a letter of support for their application for federal funding/tax subsidies. They presented the plan to the Planning Commission so they would send a recommendation to Borough Council. There were… Read More Planning Commission Meeting-PIRHL-Tire & Wheel Plans
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
Additional and expanded proposed changes related to the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan were presented in May 2014. There are expanded options related to the design and landscaping around the sites and along the main routes connecting them.
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
There are 3 upcoming Urban Redevelopment Meetings coming up in May including one that focuses specifically on the North Carlisle residential neighborhoods. If you can make it to any of these, please make it to the neighborhood one. It’s important have a good showing of residents at this meeting so we can voice our opinions… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Meetings-5/13 & 5/14-Community Economic Improvement and Neighborhood Enhancements
Update 10/29/2014: Penndot has awarded $1.5 million in funding towards the traffic improvements. They will analyze which options below will be chosen (traffic circle vs traffic light). “Borough of Carlisle – $1.5 million to replace the five-way intersection at Fairgrounds Avenue, Penn Street and North Hanover Street with a modernized roundabout or install a traffic… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelpment Transportation Meeting-Recap
These meetings are open to the public and directly affect our neighborhood so we encourage west side neighbors to attend and give their feedback. They will be discussing key intersections of Spring Rd/N. Hanover, N. Hanover/Clay St and N. Hanover and Penn St. They will also be discussing opening the streets between N. College and… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Meetings-Transportation & Stormwater Management-2/18 & 2/19
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.
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
Tonight was the presentation for the Carlisle Redevelopment Plan. It is quite detailed so I took as many pictures as possible so people can parse over them & evaluate them on your own time. Each element on the map is coded to a grid. I took pictures of both so hopefully you can match up… Read More Urban Redevelopment Plan Presentation Recap
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 first 2 evening sessions of the plan sessions involved activities where the public gave feedback on needs for Carlisle. The first night people were given 5 prompts and asked to mark up a map to describe what changes and improvements they would like to see during the redevelopment. The following day, the planners compiled… Read More Carlisle Plan Public Input Activity Overview
Bob Gibbs of Gibbs Planning Group, gave a comprehensive presentation about the market in Carlisle for new retail, office and residential development. They are supposed to be posting their powerpoint at some point so once that is available it will be posted here as well. For now, here are the notes taken from the presentation. It was… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-The Economy and Real Estate Market Session Notes
Wednesday’s transportation session looked at all aspects of how people move about in town and how things might need to change to accomodate the redevelopments of the factories. Jeff Berkston from the Michael Baker Jr. Corp. led the session Penn Dot is doing traffic impact studies and different roads in town obviously have varying… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Transportation Session Notes
This first meeting with the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Planners was really quite productive. Tables of residents were asked to look at a map of the focus area and answer 5 questions about what should be addressed in the Plan. The questions were: 1) Where are the Neighborhood Hubs?-(Orange sticker) (lots of neighborhood activity, block of… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Planning Meeting-Session #1
Although the flyer notes that the meetings are at the Carlisle Expo Center, only the Monday and Tuesday evening meetings are located there. The smaller, working sessions as well as the open house on Wednesday and the final presentation on Thursday are at Carlisle Borough Hall Chambers on South St. Please try to attend as… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan Flyer
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
During the kickoff meeting for Carlisle’s Urban Redevelopment Plan the focus area was discussed but wasn’t originally included in the powerpoint. Since then, Stromberg/Garrigan & Associates, Inc. have posted an image of the map. Click the image below to get the full sized pdf from their site.
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, in partnership with the Cumberland County Planning Department, will be holding a kickoff meeting for the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan project. When: Monday, February 4th at 7 p.m. Where: Carlisle Borough Hall The objective of the Carlisle Redevelopment Plan is to create a unified vision for the redevelopment of the northwest quadrant of… Read More Kickoff meeting for Carlisle Redevelopment Plan