Stories tagged with: downtown

February 26, 2015 - 6:07pm
31 weeks 2 days ago

Downtown Zanesville is booming, with 180 businesses currently, and more working to relocate every day.

Over 130,000 cars enter downtown every 24 hours which means approximately 1,560,000 cars drive through downtown Zanesville every year. Businesses are starting to take note of this traffic as downtown is growing.

"Something that most people didn't think they would hear, a north end business locating to downtown Zanesville," said Membership Service Director for the...

February 27, 2014 - 7:10pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is opening bids for interested parties to purchase a historic downtown building.

The Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation will accept proposals for the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Saint Louis old passenger train depot. The building is located at 131 Market Street. This is the second time the building is up for sale. There is no minimum bid price for the property and the city is looking for the most appropriate proposal. Zanesville Zoning Administrator,...

December 28, 2013 - 7:11pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

People were out enjoying the uncharacteristic weather in downtown Zanesville on Saturday.

Matthew Dickinson and Paul Swan were hanging out near Fourth Street enjoying the warm late December day. They say they were shocked that it was so nice outside.

"It's beautiful it's great weather for this time of year I mean we expected a white Christmas. We had a little bit of snow and now we have a nice sunny Saturday morning to run around, " said Dickinson.

"I was...

April 14, 2010 - 2:29pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

The City of Cambridge will be busy this summer beautifying their downtown.

Thanks to a $400,000 grant, the facades of 22 buildings will be updated, as well as code work and paving.

"This year it's been really great because we got 28 businesses signed up," said Director of the Economic and Community Development Department Steven Geirhart. "Anywhere from facades to codework, awnings. We'll give them up to $10,000."

The city is partnering with the Main...

February 24, 2010 - 5:51pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

The dream of an event center in downtown Zanesville is alive once again.

Today Mayor Howard Zwelling told members of the Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation Board that developers are interested in working with the city to make Potter's Alley a reality.

"I think it's a sign that the economy is turning around and that the developers and contractors, who have done very little in the past year or two are looking around now and looking for a project," said Mayor...

November 30, 2009 - 9:40pm
5 years 44 weeks ago

Tis the season for holiday celebrations.

Downtown Zanesville is preparing for many events throughout the month of December. Wednesday the Festival of Trees and Miracle on Main Street start the holidays downtown.

"It's a great way for people to get out of their cars in downtown Zanesville, walk around, see all the different businesses," said Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz. "We have businesses participating from 3rd to 7th streets and from the Welcome...

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