“We’re pushing up to 100 employees who live in the 61606 area, and we would like to have more. The ‘Walking West Bluff’ initiative would be attractive to many current and prospective employees because of the University’s proximity,” said Gary Anna, vice president of business affairs for Bradley.
This from the institution that [...]
PEORIA — Wm. Aupperle & Sons put the finishing touches on the $137,000 replacement arbor at Rebecca and Main. The City Council approved the expenditure in April out of the capital fund rather than as a special assessment on the homeowners.
PeoriaIllinoisan has been keeping an eye on Maplewood, and there’s progressively less and less to look at. Bradley didn’t waste any time before starting in on the demolition. The definition of progress around here is tearing down century-old homes in a stable neighborhood to make way for a parking deck. Bradley will wither and [...]
Bradley University submitted its new institutional plan to the City on Thursday (1/25). Since I was downtown yesterday for a meeting anyway, I stopped by the Planning & Growth department to take a look at it. It’s a comb-bound collection of mostly artistic renderings of the physical changes the University wants to make to [...]
“As long as I’m president, we will not move farther west than Maplewood,” Broski, 61, said in addressing [Arbor District] neighborhood fears that the landlocked school wants to keep expanding that way.”
– August 24, 2006, as reported in the Journal Star
In an e-mail sent to faculty and staff Thursday, David Broski said [...]
Bradley University first filed an Official Development Plan (ODP) in 1991 when the city created the N1 (Institutional) zoning designation. Since then, it has been amended four times, expanding their institutional boundaries each time, but the balance of the plan is still in effect. The largest addition was the St. James apartments east of [...]
I don’t have any firsthand knowledge of this, but I’ve heard the Arbor District Neighborhood Association is considering dissolution. No decision has been made yet. The proposal is, once the neighborhood association is dissolved, the bulk of the neighborhood would join the Moss-Bradley neighborhood association, with a small portion joining the Uplands Residential Association.