Lorain County has begun work with the community and other stakeholders to develop a redevelopment plan and implementation strategy for the sites at the mouth and along the banks of the Black River. The project area has been impacted by the downturn in the domestic steel production industry and has experienced disinvestment, poverty, and abandonment. The area contains vacant industrial, commercial, and residential land, which create hazardous conditions for residents and the environment. The area-wide plan will enable the county to transform the project area into a revitalized, mixed-use, and sustainable community featuring trails that connect to open access of Lake Erie.
Lorain Draft Project Area: LorainDraftProjectArea10-6-17