A stretch of Sylvania Avenue is being eyed for street-scape improvements.
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
stretch of Sylvania Avenue is being eyed for street-scape improvements.
Tom Waniewski is trying to secure funding to beautify the part of Sylvania
between Secor and Douglas roads.
so many local businesses along this 1-mile stretch," Waniewski said. "So what
can we do to enhance this corridor? Certain façade improvements is what I'm
pitching with the businesses."
local business owner, Dorothy Bryan, said she appreciates the outdoor flower
planter the city put in front of her Cake Arts Supply store, and she hopes the
city can do more to improve the business environment.
lights making it brighter," Bryan said. "Especially when the store's open later,
just making it more pretty."
said he has already secured $50,000 for the project, and wants the city to
earmark an additional $50,000 from this year's capital improvements budget. He
believes the city needs to make this investment in order to keep private
investment in the area.
sometimes takes more to bring back a business than to retain it, in terms of
dollars," he said. "I just want to make sure we have resources to enhance what's
going on here."
improvements he mentioned included decorative street lights, benches, and brick
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