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New Developments Close for Footer Dye Works Site

November 29th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

No details have been released, which is often the case with potential economic development projects, however the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority has indicated that a “game changing” project may be close to coming to fruition at the Footer Dye Works building. The Authority has been negotiating with a potential developer, and recently has completed the first phase of stabilization on the aging structure. While there is a segment of the local population, and at least one former board member that want to see the building demolished- Authority Chair Andy Vick says the first priority is to salvage of market the site. He is cautiously optimistic that the developer in question can provide a major boost to not only Canal Place, but all of Cumberland…

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