Posted inCommunity, Development, Government, Local news, Unlocking Racine

Lincoln King Neighborhood plan leaves residents uneasy

RACINE — The Lincoln King Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan has left some residents a bit jittery as the Community Development Authority and the city begin buying properties and discussing eminent domain. Eminent domain statutes have historically been used to seize properties in predominantly Black communities such as Lincoln King to make room for development, so there […]

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RYDE continues transit modernization effort with grants for solar array and fare system

RACINE — The city’s transit department is steaming ahead in its effort to modernize public transportation. A $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy will fund a solar array at the 1900 Kentucky St. facility. A $160,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will help modernize the fare collection system to allow for […]

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Approved redevelopment plan for Lincoln-King neighborhood marks significant milestone for the area

RACINE — The historic Lincoln-King neighborhood will soon be the recipient of $15 million in redevelopment investments intended to increase housing options. The City of Racine’s Community Development Authority hosted a public hearing on the Lincoln-King (neighborhood) Redevelopment Plan on Tuesday, June 20, in the City Council chambers. $15 million is slated to be invested […]