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Rich Egger

Macomb re-did the streets around the courthouse during Phase 1 of the Downtown Square Streetscape project. The city is now laying the groundwork for Phase 2.

Courtesy the city of Monmouth

Monmouth would like to beautify its downtown square but cannot afford the project without funding assistance through a grant program.

Macomb Scales Back Plans to Improve Downtown

Oct 31, 2016
Emily Boyer

Macomb's $4.3-million plan for improving the downtown square hinged on the city securing an Illinois Department of Transportation grant to fund about half the project. But the state money is not coming through, so city leaders are considering their options.

Rich Egger

The basic concept for Macomb’s downtown revitalization plan is now in place.