Greenfield is proud to announce we have been awarded a $500,000 Main Street Revitalization Program grant for the façade renovation of 10 historic buildings in the downtown. The City, along with the building owners and other philanthropic donors provided match valued at $199,054 for a total project budget of $699,053.
These renovation projects include:
- Chamber Building at 1 Courthouse Plaza
- Wolf Law Firm at 6 E Main
- Strahl-Apple Law Firm at 8 W Main
- Randall Building, (Posh Salon) 2 E Main
- Wooden Bear Brewery at 21 W North
- Carnegies Restaurant at 100 W North
- McCleerey’s Sporting Goods at 22 S State
- Brand and Morelock Law Firm/Sprinkle CPA at 28-32 S State
- Hancock County Arts Gallery at 20 N State
- Highsmith Guns at 123 N State
The Main Street Revitalization Program (MSRP) is a grant program administered by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). The goal of MSRP is to encourage Main street communities such as ours to focus on long term community development within the downtown area. This program works in conjunction with the Indiana Main Street Program and the overall goals and strategies for the Main Street revitalization efforts across the state. MSRP is funded with Federal Community Development Block Grant CDBG dollars.
Greenfield building owners received an additional $69,457 granted in Indiana Historic Renovation Grant funds from OCRA for the following buildings.
- McCleerey’s et al 22-32 S State
- C Thayer Building (Greenfield Fitness) 20 E Main
Construction on all buildings is slated to begin in January of 2018 and be completed by August, 2018.