I would like to propose a New Framework for Lewiston, Maine’s Growth.

26 Jun

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soule2017mayor: Lewiston / Auburn News Rebuttal

While, Lewiston has remained a vital hub and desirable place to live, the City struggles to change it’s perception of the “Dirty LEW” and “Mill Town” and to generate the kind of neighborhood and economic vitality that it once saw 100 years ago.

For years, the city experienced population decline and is still feeling the decline today; while new growth. When, their is new growth it occurs in a suburban pattern along the City’s gate ways corridors. Which are, along the two major bridges (Cedar Street and Main Street) Lincoln Street, Maine Street and Lisbon Street at both ends.

As a result, Lewiston, Maine has been in rapid decline in investments in the city center while also losing some of its rural land.

With an ageing, contaminated (lead + chemical) business and downtown housing stock and with newer suburban housing stock being built, the community lacks high-quality housing choices within…

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