Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center Project – Back On Track

Harrisburg’s Midtown area is undergoing an arts/culture/entertainment renaissance aimed at transforming Midtown into a destination for Central Pennsylvania residents and beyond.  This article gives some great insight on what is to come and details on this important project!

…When done, the $6 million HMAC complex will be an important piece of Midtown’s emerging arts corridor along N. 3rd St., joining two other projects expected to get underway this fall—the $5.5 million Susquehanna Art Museum two blocks north at 3rd and Calder and the Furlow Building, a $5 million apartment house renovation project just up the street…..

To read all about what’s going on in Midtown, click here:

http://www.theburgnews.com/TheBurg-Aug2011-small.pdf

The article is on page 5.  You can scroll down to “HMAC Poised To Step Forward”.  The file is large and takes a minute or so to download.

Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson’s Recovery Plan Gets Cool Reception From City Council

Harrisburg, Pa — It may be a difficult road ahead for Harrisburg’s latest financial recovery plan, as several council members tonight voiced significant concerns over Mayor Linda Thompson’s Act 47 alternative.
 
Councilman Brad Koplinski complained that the mayor did not explore the potential of implementing a 1 percent, county-wide sales tax, nor did her plan include any concessions from bond insurer AGM…
 
To read the rest of the article and other coverage of Harrisburg’s Act 47 status, click here: