Christmas Downtown is Saved

Downtown Elizabethtown, North Carolina is in the middle of a huge redevelopment project, and customers were avoiding the mess causing a blue Christmas for shopowners. City Hall stepped in and put a hold on revitalization, and Santa is back in town.

Ramon Herrera reports this story of Christmas saved:

"The project was scheduled to be done by Thanksgiving, but the construction revealed some problems with infrastructure, like old pipes that had to be replaced. Though the project has been put on hold, town leaders plan on continuing construction January 3. As for store owners they're just glad the town was willing to pause the project to let them thrive."

Full Story: Business back as E'town revitalization takes Christmas break

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.
$50.00

NEW! City Map Posters

Available in 9 different cities.
$25.00