Fountain Avenue http://wkms.org en Siegel and Wortman Talk About Fountain Avenue Revitalization http://wkms.org/post/siegel-and-wortman-talk-about-fountain-avenue-revitalization <p>The city of Paducah received national attention for its artist relocation program that revitalized the downtown neighborhood LowerTown. Now attention has turned to renewing and preserving homes in a nearby neighborhood, Fountain Avenue. On the front lines of this project are the <a href="http://kymidtownalliance.org/">Midtown Alliance of Neighbors</a>, an organization devoted to organizing volunteers, directing projects, and helping find financial assistance for homes and homeowners. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:52:27 +0000 Angela Hatton 23110 at http://wkms.org Siegel and Wortman Talk About Fountain Avenue Revitalization Paducah offers incentives to commercial enterprises on Fountain Avenue http://wkms.org/post/paducah-offers-incentives-commercial-enterprises-fountain-avenue <p>A new incentive package is set to entice businesses to move into Paducah's Fountain Avenue area. City officials have been working to develop the area by giving residents financial incentive packages to build or renovate homes.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 19:52:22 +0000 Casey Northcutt 21461 at http://wkms.org Paducah offers incentives to commercial enterprises on Fountain Avenue Paducah’s Fountain Avenue Revitalization http://wkms.org/post/paducah-s-fountain-avenue-revitalization <p></p><p>Paducah&rsquo;s Planning Department is accepting applications for seven, new, subsidized homes to be built in the city&rsquo;s Fountain Avenue neighborhood. To qualify, yearly household income must not exceed $45,850 for a family of four. A $309,000 grant from the Kentucky Housing Corporation will subsidize construction. Paducah Planning Director Steve Ervin estimates a $120,000 home would end up costing qualified applicants only about $70,000.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 14:29:55 +0000 Dave Shinall 20351 at http://wkms.org Paducah’s Fountain Avenue Revitalization Home Grant Application http://wkms.org/post/home-grant-application <p>Paducah&rsquo;s City Commissioners took another step toward revitalizing Fountain Avenue during their meeting Tuesday night. They approved a municipal order to apply for a Kentucky Housing Corporation HOME Grant of $308,000. The money will help fund the construction of seven new homes in the Fountain Avenue neighborhood. Mayor Bill Paxton said the neighborhood developed in the 1950&rsquo;s and has since deteriorated. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:55:47 +0000 Casey Northcutt 16927 at http://wkms.org