Mayors to Discuss Downtown Revitalization

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will be in Evansville today to tour the Ford Center and the site of a proposed $74 million convention hotel with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke. Both leaders have championed initiatives aimed at reviving their city's downtowns. September 11, 2013

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will host Fort Wayne, Ind. Mayor Tom Henry for a tour of the Ford Center and the site of the proposed Convention Hotel tomorrow, September 12, starting at 11 a.m. The Mayors will leave the Civic Center Complex and walk across Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. to the Ford Center for a quick walk-through of the arena with VenuWorks (Ford Center) Ex. Dir. Scott Schoenike. They will then be joined by Convention & Visitors Bureau Ex. Dir. Bob Warren. The Mayors and Warren will leave the Ford Center and cross Walnut Street to the vacant lot where the proposed hotel would be constructed. The group will leave the hotel site and stop by The Centre before returning to the Civic Center Complex. The Mayors will be discussing local efforts to revitalize the Downtown area.

Source: The City of Evansville