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Quimby Village Area to Receive Makeover as Part of Façade Grant Program

Earlier today, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced that 10 local businesses will receive 2013 Commercial Façade Grants, including one which will enhance the Quimby Village area. This year’s façade grant awardees will receive over $200,000 in City funding and have pledged to contribute nearly $850,000 in private investment to make improvements on their properties.

Mayor Henry introduced the Commercial Façade Grant program in 2008 as part of his ongoing commitment to help local businesses thrive and expand, particularly in the heart of the city. For the complete list of award recipients, log onto WOWO.com.

In addition to the Quimby Village Revitalization Project, the other 2013 façade grant recipients are:
*Billy’s Dug Out, 3401 Fairfield Ave.
*Born Again Quilts, 4005 S. Wayne Ave.
*Brewers’ Art Supply, 1425 Wells St.
*Fairfield Shops, 2002-2014 Fairfield Ave.
*Java Bean, 2715-2717 Broadway
*North Anthony Center, 3322-3528 N. Anthony Blvd.
*Oyster Bar, 1830 S. Calhoun St.
*Red Wood Inn, 1432-1436 W. Main St.
*2020 Broadway Building, 2020 Broadway

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