Urban Land Institute Panel on Downtown Hammond – Final Presentation

CATEGORY: Events, Planning and Development

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is conducting a 3-day Virtual Panel Discussion to study Downtown Hammond and its potential for redevelopment. They will be looking at the vacant and occupied buildings along the Hohman Avenue corridor, including proposed new development, and assessing them for future use. During this Final Presentation, they will be discussing best uses of space and how …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Northwest Indiana Offers Quality of Place

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Planning and Development, Speck

From Crain’s Chicago Business: “The City of Hammond, another Northwest Indiana community, commissioned a study on quality of place and is making improvements based on the results. Downtown Hammond had its challenges. It had beautiful urban multi-story buildings of granite and marble, but the area had been neglected. A walkability study was conducted in 2018 of downtown Hammond by an …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Announces Dynamic Downtown Development

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Planning and Development, Speck

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to announce that 18th Street Distillery continues to grow and expand in Downtown Hammond. They recently purchased a vacant mechanic garage building on Fayette Street and will fully rehab it into a new distillery and tasting room. Also included in the building will be two new, …

RFP Process During City Hall Closure

CATEGORY: News, Planning and Development

City hall is closed to the public due to the Mayor’s Executive Order 20-04. The closure will stay in effect until further notice. Redevelopment proposals for the Department of Planning and Development will be accepted by contacting Africa Tarver at (219)853-7310, or atarver@gohammond.com for assistance.