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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.
Latest News & Developments
- 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
- After years of anticipation, fun-seeking families are one step closer to entering Wausau’s newest museum for kids. The Children’s Imaginarium, which took root in 2013 as the brainchild of co-founders Maggie Gordon and Tammy Szekeress, will start construction in the summer of 2022 in a portion of the HOM Furniture …Continue Reading
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