GARY, Ind. (AP) -
Gary city officials are hoping to attract a developer to turn a plot of land
along Lake Michigan into a lakefront destination.
Indiana city is seeking bids from developers interested in building hotels,
restaurants, tourist-oriented retail, pedestrian-friendly commerce or unique
attractions like a science center on the 21-acre site.
Indiana) Times reports that the city aims to sell the property and its
beachside parking to a private enterprise for at least $4.25 million.
The site in Gary’s
Miller neighborhood is near the Indiana Dunes National Park’s western
Gary officials will
accept redevelopment proposals and sealed bids through June 19. The Gary
Redevelopment Commission will unseal those bids at a public hearing the same
day before later deciding on the winning proposal at a public meeting.