2014 Creating Livable Communities Grants Awarded

NIRPC is pleased to award seven grants totaling $402,000 to seven Northwest Indiana communities through its Creating Livable Communities (CLC) new funding program. The seven communities include:


  • Chesterton – Calumet Connection/Dunes Kankakee Trail project, $24,000
  • Crown Point – North Street Corridor Vision and Guideline Plan, connecting the Downtown Livable Center to the Broadway Corridor, $72,000
  • East Chicago – East Chicago Transit-Oriented Development project for the Roxanna, South Side, and Calumet areas, $60,000
  • Gary – Urban revitalization planning for the Downtown/Emerson and Horace Mann areas, $150,000
  • Highland – Downtown Highland Kennedy Avenue Corridor Plan, $24,000
  • Porter -Design of sidewalk and streetscape improvements in Downtown Porter, $32,000
  • Winfield – Downtown Master Plan, $40,000

2014 CLC Awards Project Summaries:  PDF | HTML


CLC Phase 1 Overview & Project Status Update