Posted on 17 May 2013.
A map last year provided the general outline of the Caldwell Station Greenway, with several route options. After months of work, consultants May 23 will present a proposed trail alignment. Click for the full map.
Consultants will present the proposed alignment for the Caldwell Station Creek Greenway at a public workshop Thursday, May 23. The $2 million, 2-mile greenway will link Bailey Road Park on NC 115 with US 21 near the Home Depot.
The meeting runs 6:30 to 8pm at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.
The project is the first since the town adopted a Pedestrian Master Plan last year, which envisions a variety of pedestrian and cycling paths in town. Troy Fitzsimmons, director of Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture (PARC), has said it could be the first in an eventual “emerald necklace” of paths around town. Read the full story
Posted in Bailey Road, Calendar, Cornelius, Glen Ridge, Heritage Green, Oakhurst, PARC, Planning & Development, public spaces, Statesville Road/US 21, Transportation, Willow Pond
Posted on 09 May 2013.
A developer plans to tear down the rear section of Magnolia Plaza (above) to make way for the grocery and new retail shops (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
A Florida developer has filed plans with the Cornelius Planning Department to demolish part of the Magnolia Plaza shopping center off West Catawba Avenue and construct what town officials say will be a Publix supermarket.
The Florida-based supermarket chain hasn’t publicly confirmed a lease at the site, but the developer, Halvorsen Development Corp. of Boca Raton, FL, is the company’s shopping center development partner. The shopping center is owned by B.V. Belk. Read the full story
Posted in Antiquity, Magnolia Estates, Planning & Development, West Catawba Avenue