SteelStacks Project Moves Along, Receives Private Funds


Well, this is pretty exciting. Bank of America announced publicly today that it would be providing a significant fund ($250,000) towards the SteelStacks project. These are the first private funds coming into the project (hence, the press conference today at the Banana Factory). The Morning Call has a rendering of the project:

Some of the proposed features of the project are just ridiculously cool – and it makes me wish that it was already finished: a 450-seat Musikfest Cafe concert venue for year-round music, two cinemas for independent films, the “Pod Zone” media lounge (what is that???). This redevelopment is projected to bring in a number of good jobs into the area, as well as plenty more tourism into the Lehigh Valley.

Are you excited for this project? Which part are you most anticipating?

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About Beata Bujalska

Beata Bujalska is the former Campaign Coordinator for Renew Lehigh Valley. She currently lives in Panama, a place that fascinates her due to (among other reasons) its recent development boom.

Posted on February 8, 2010, in Public Infrastructure, Urbanism and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I’m most excited to meet all of those people outside!

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