The developers of the proposed 80-acre medical park that is to adjoin the
new Porter hospital on its western boundary have called upon the public to
give them some last-minute input before the plans for the property are
presented to the Porter County Plan Commission in July.
Representatives from Great Lakes Development and The Lannert Group will be
on hand Thursday evening at the Evelyn Bay Coffee Company to take questions
or comments from the public. Those living near the proposed site are
encouraged to attend.
The site will be located exactly west of the 104-acre parcel for the
hospital which is to sit at the northwest corner of Ind. 49 and U.S. 6 in
Liberty Twp. The two properties, which are to complement each other, will be
Preliminary plans include a medical office complex for hospital physicians
and possibly lifestyle housing for senior citizens.
A proposed entryway in boulevard style will serpentine through the property
off of U.S. 6.
The developers also plan to rezone the property which is currently zoned as
Pat Kleihege of Great Lakes Development said the meeting will be held in an
informal town hall style. The presentation will begin approximately at 6
p.m. and will last until 8 p.m. Residents can arrive at any time throughout
The Evelyn Bay Coffee Company is located at 3400 Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso.