11:09 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

East Peoria approves soil study costs for proposed apartment complex site

The East Peoria City Council approved an engineering study that looks at building a residential complex in the Levee District. The city will spend up to $15,000 to Midwest Engineering for required soil sampling on the property. City Commissioner Gary Densberger says he has confidence the proposed development will move forward with a multi-unit apartment building on the Civic Triangle land:  

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4:29 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

For some, closure after demolition of tornado-damaged apartment complex

Crews begin demolition on the heavily-damaged Georgetown Common apartments in Washington, Illinois, May 20, 2014.
Credit Alex Rusciano / Illinois Public Radio

Demolition crews are tearing down the Georgetown Common Apartments in Washington, Illinois. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the apartment complex is one of the focal points in the recovery from November tornado:

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5:35 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Apartment blaze displaces Peoria residents

The City of Peoria plans to demolish an apartment complex following two fires earlier this week.  Crews responded to two reports of fire in the attic at 109 Northeast Roanoke on Monday and Tuesday.  Brad Pierson is an arson investigator for the Peoria Fire Department. He says the building was deemed an unsafe structure following the two fires:

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