The Renaissance awarded $10,000 for project
TIFFIN, OHIO – March 19, 2019 – Today,
the Architectural Board of Review (ABR) approved a Façade Enhancement Grant to
replace the roof of The Renaissance. The City of Tiffin has set aside $100,000
for projects this year.
Building owner ReinX3 LLC requested $10,000 for the project at 27 S. Washington St. to be used to replace the rubber roof, add insulation and repair chimneys and exposed brick walls on the roof. The project is estimated to cost about $34,419.
this project, the total amount spent for 2019 is $23,160.53
of the available $100,000. In January, the ABR approved grants for an apartment
complex at 269 S. Washington St. and updates to the law offices at 27
Aaron Montz commented: “I’m glad to see more building owners take advantage of
this program to beautify Downtown Tiffin,” he said.
To apply for a
Façade Enhancement Grant, the building owner
should meet with Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership Downtown Main Street
Manager AmyReinhart to
discuss how the program works and obtain an application. Once the application
is submitted, reviewed and deemed complete and without issues, the
Architectural Board of Review will consider it before approval. Since
the program’s inception in 2014, 68 projects have been approved for a total
downtown investment of nearly $2.2 million.
About the Façade Enhancement ProgramThis City of Tiffin reimbursement grant program was started in 2014 and
provides a 50 percent match of funds for eligible exterior improvements on
residential and commercial structures within the downtown historic district, up
to $10,000. Each building is eligible to receive up to $10,000 per calendar
year. For more information, visit http://www.senecasuccess.com (search
Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership
Started in 1983 as the Seneca Industrial and Economic
Development Corp. (SIEDC), the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is a private,
non-profit corporation dedicated to driving positive economic, downtown, and
community development in Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio, which consistently
ranks among the top communities nationally for economic development. Learn more
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