Lancaster County PA Realty Check: June 2007

Harrisburg Avenue Office and Retail Construction in Full Swing

Across from the Williamson Athletic Field at Lancaster's Franklin & Marshall College, Construction of new retail and office space is going full swing!

Harrisburg Avenue construction

The new construction is part of the overall downtown Lancaster City renovation.

                         Harrisburg Avenue construction

The projects are being coordinated as part of the James Street Improvement District.

                 Harrisburg Avenue construction

The new stores and offices will compliment the Clipper Magazine Stadium, the Lancaster Convention Center, and other projects coordinated by the Downtown Investment District.

Harrisburg Avenue construction

 

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