Levee District

Peoria Public Radio News
7:16 am
Mon September 23, 2013

East Peoria talks housing, signage for new downtown

East Peoria is looking to add residential development to its new downtown Levee District.  The City Council last week discussed possible ways to enhance the new public and commercial area.  City Planning Director Ty Livingston says adding residential space would help draw more interest in the Levee District:

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Peoria Public Radio News
2:03 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

East Peoria opens new bridge

East Peoria residents now have a new option for getting to the city’s new Levee District. City officials officially opened Spinder Drive Bridge during a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:13 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

East Peoria City Council approves sale of property

The East Peoria City Council at Tuesday night's meeting.
Credit Orko Manna / WCBU

The East Peoria City Council last night overwhelmingly approved selling vacant property in its new downtown to Chick-fil-A.

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Economy
4:40 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

East Peoria launches new farmer’s market

It’s officially Summer, and East Peoria held a ribbon cutting to launch its new farmer’s market.  The market will be held in the Levee District every Friday from 3 to 6 through September.  Rick Swan is the executive director of the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce. He says more people should come to the market because it’s now held in the new downtown’s pedestrian area:

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East Peoria
8:42 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Target opens in East Peoria's new Levee Distrist

Ribbon cutting at East Peoria's new Target Store

  The new Target Store in East Peoria is open for business. It’s part of the city’s new downtown that includes new roads with a roundabout and storefront opportunities for shops and restaurants. The Costco Store opened about four months ago as one of the anchors to the Levee District. East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus says, "target is really very symbolic of our vision being enforce. It's been a long journey and now with these openings and more to come, it really just makes it a reality for our public and our region.

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