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News - June 21, 2006

Breathing life back into a vacant lot

Plans for development at Hamilton and High could extend retail's reach downtown

by Anabel Lee

Local developer Chop Keenan's plans for a four-story office and retail building on the corner of Hamilton Avenue and High Street will end the parcel's 30-year-long vacancy with what Keenan calls "a little jewel box." In addition, he is proposing to construct a 146-space parking structure on the city's Lot P, across the street on High, as a public benefit.

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