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Port Points to Potential Development Sites in City

City officials identified over a dozen sites in an effort to prioritize the properties and make future plans.

Port Points to Potential Development Sites in City

Port Washington officials identified several properties throughout the city that could be used for future development, reported the Ozaukee Press.

Officials want a committee to prioritize the properties and figure out what’s next.

A number of the properties were included in the city’s 2035 comprehensive plan, however, not much has been done with many of the properties.

Some of those identified in the Ozaukee Press article include:

  • The Port Shopping Center
  • The former Simplicity
  • The Jadair property
  • Several unused industrial properties on South Park Street and Schmitz Drive
  • Former trailer park on South Spring Street
  • Former EVS dealership on South Spring Street
  • Former grocery store in the Port Harbor Center downtown
  • Former Dairy Queen building
  • Former Victor’s Pier Street restaurant
  • Former Clark Service Station site on Grand Avenue to the list
  • Former Schanen farm is slatted for a baseball complex; Other areas might be used for residential and commercial uses
  • The former Highway LL ramp
  • A parcel along Highway 32 that’s just east of the former Harris Bank
  • Weiss property north of Allen Edmonds Shoe Corp
  • Future business park north of I-43 and east of the bike trai
  • Former VK property east of the railroad tracks

Current Developments

Big changes are taking place with the former M&I building with plans that will add 18 condos and four retail storefront spaces.

Plans to restore the facade of the former Lueptow building in downtown Port Washington include a new parking lot, alley behind the building and the replacement of the more than 80 windows of the building.

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