Check Out the Refreshing Changes to Downtown Wausau
GET DOWNTOWN. IT’S REFRESHING! is a campaign to keep the community involved in Downtown Wausau's upcoming changes. Stay in the know with regular email updates by signing up below and return here at downtownrefresh.com regularly for continued news and information, project updates and feature stories on the redevelopment of the former mall property and the downtown revitalization efforts. Refreshing changes are coming to your downtown. You won’t want to miss a thing!
It's a New Era for Downtown Wausau
It’s been nearly four decades since Downtown Wausau has seen something this big. Wausau Opportunity Zone, Inc. is on a mission to revive the downtown area by working in collaboration with local governments, businesses and community organizations. Together, they are embarking upon a new journey to modernize and enhance the quality of life for everyone and give you MORE. More living space. More specialized shops. More socializing. More walkways. More outdoor fun!
Join your friends and neighbors in this great IMPROVEMENT MOVEMENT and get Downtown Wausau often to be a part of the action.
Voice Your Support
Residents are encouraged to contact their City of Wausau Alderperson to voice their support for downtown revitalization efforts underway at the former mall property.
Contact information for City Council members can be found on the City of Wausau's website.
Wausau Common Council Passes General Developers Agreement
Latest News & Developments
- The Wausau Common Council by a vote of 6-3 approved the general development plan for the downtown mall revitalization project Tuesday night, green-lighting the $44 million project that will dynamically and responsibly reestablish the downtown for the next 50 years. The Foundry on 3rd plan, submitted by T. Wall Enterprises …Continue Reading
- The Wausau Opportunity Zone, Inc. released further details of a plan on June 1, 2022 to revitalize downtown Wausau by making the former mall property the center of a “place-making” effort to draw people to the Greater Wausau area and responsibly position the city and region for the future. Per …Continue Reading
- The shared vision for revitalizing downtown Wausau is moving closer to reality now that the Wausau Center Mall is razed and 7.5 acres await redevelopment. “This is a true gift to our community,” said Dave Eckmann, president of Wausau Opportunity Zone Inc. (WOZ). “Most downtowns would love to procure this …Continue Reading
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