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
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.
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
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.
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.
From the Sentinel: Residents in and around B Street in Carlisle are growing impatient with Carlisle Events and have expressed anger over the delay in the clearing of the mountains of debris still remaining from the fire that tore through the old Masland-Lear Corp. carpet plant in May. “I’d like to see this done. I’d… Read More Slow clean-up at Masland-Lear Corp. infuriates neighbors
The Sentinel recently posted an article discussing some possible uses for the Lear Factory. Here is an excerpt: “It may only be preliminary, but Carlisle Events is one step closer to laying out plans for the former Lear/IAC site in Carlisle. The company has received questions from area residents about what it planned to do… Read More Carlisle Events talks new plans for former Lear plant site
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