Shimer Square: Honoring History, Building Tomorrow

$33.4 million investment and 51 new apartments coming to Shimer Square in 2025
Construction is beginning on GROWTH's $33.4 million rehabilitation and redevelopment of the McKee/Hostetter and Dezendorf HallsThis monumental achievement reflects years of dedicated behind-the-scenes effort in securing nine layers of complex financing and many months of perseverance to finalize and begin construction. 
The historical redevelopment of McKee/Hostetter and Dezendorf Halls stands as GROWTH's most ambitious adaptive-reuse redevelopment to date, characterized not only by its substantial development costs but also by its pivotal role in bringing life back into the the Shimer Square campus, representing a multifaceted approach to community and historical revitalization that will foster job creation and sustainability, increase the population base, establish a new tax base, and inject newfound vitality into the rural community landscape and region.  
51 studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments will be developed ranging from 580 to 1,125 SF. Amenities include:

  • community room
  • game room
  • library area
  • walking path
  • community garden
  • bike racks
  • picnic tables
  •  outdoor grill area

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