East St. Cloud Ready For a Transformation

Monday, December 24, 2018

There’s a new push to recreate the historical magic of east St. Cloud. Redevelopment projects such as plans for new shops and restaurants have been underway for the last couple of years. And leaders are optimistic that additional projects will soon follow since the neighborhood was designated as an “Opportunity Zone.” The idea is to attract millions of dollars in outside investment by offering tax incentives.

East St. Cloud enjoyed several decades of growth during the early 20th century, and was a celebrated destination for visitors. The neighborhood was filled with meat markets, barber shops and hotels. Now there’s a chance to replicate that success and create an even better future. Click here to read more about the history of east St. Cloud.

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