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The project, proposed for the former Giesche Shoe site and the Village owned parking lot at 418 - 424 N. Main Street, features a mixed-use building including 8,844 square feet of first floor commercial space and 107 luxury apartment units on the second through fifth floors. Additionally, as part of the project, a two story parking garage will incorporate public parking on the first floor and residential parking on the second floor. The parking intended for public use will replace the existing parking on the site to include a total of 137 public parking spaces.


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The petitioners are Larry Debb & John Kosich of GSP Development and 400 Main, LLC. They have purchased the Giesche Shoe property and are requesting approval of a Special Use for a Planned Unit Development to construct a five-story mixed use development on the Giesche Shoe property and the Village owned parking lot, generally located at the northwest corner of Hillside Avenue and Main Street. The project features 8,844 square feet of first floor commercial space with apartments on the second through fifth floors and a two story parking garage. In order to proceed with the project as proposed the petitioners will need to receive approval of  a Special Use for a Planned Unit Development with deviations and approval of the exterior appearance of the building.
  • For more information regarding the deviations being requested, please see the Public Hearing Notice.
  • Developer's Narrative Statement can be viewed HERE.
Upcoming Meetings
Village Board Workshop
The Village Board is scheduled to discuss the Redevelopment Agreement, Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance for the project and whether there are Trustee questions related to the conditions recommended by the Plan Commission during an upcoming Village Board workshop on Tuesday, January 22 at 7 p.m. The Board is not expected to discuss the exterior appearance, Preliminary PUD approval or PUD deviations at the workshop meeting.

Village Board Meeting

The Village Board is expected to give final consideration to all aspects of the Preliminary Planned Unit Development at the Monday, January 28 regularly scheduled Village Board meeting at 7 p.m. including the deviations, exterior appearance, Redevelopment Agreement and TIF assistance. If the project receives preliminary approval from the Village Board, the project will need to return to both the Plan Commission and the Village Board for approval of the Final Planned Unit Development Plan. The review of the Final PUD is expected to be in the spring of 2019.
The full Plan Commission agenda and packet of plans and documents submitted by the developer is available for public view on the Village's websiteIn addition, plans are on file in the Planning & Development Department at the Civic Center, 535 Duane Street.  


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