|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 9 Jan 2014 10:11:43 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Vision for former Stratford Army Engine Plant (CT)|
Future of Army Engine Plant in focus John Burgeson Connecticut Post January 6, 2014STRATFORD -- The former Stratford Army Engine Plant, today little more than a 77-acre industrial wasteland, will become a vibrant community with park lands, apartments, retail stores and entertainment outlets, developers of the long-awaited project announced at a news conference Monday.
"This an extraordinary day," said U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. "This allows us to compete for the future. We are in tough economic times. The way forward is economic development and revitalization, and the people in this room are at the center of that effort."
Although many hurdles remain, the developers say the plant that once produced the Corsair F4U that ravaged Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater in World War II will become a "crown jewel" of the region. Demolition, they said, will begin in about a year, and hopes are that construction will follow soon thereafter.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Future-of-Army-Engine-Plant-in- focus-5119020.php
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