Projects

The Sheller Globe Project

ECI Regional Planning District uses EPA grant to fund rehabilitation of abandoned Sheller Globe building for the expansion of TLS By Design, a custom furniture manufacturing company, in Portland, IN.
  • Phase I & 2 Assessment is complete.
  • TLS By Design purchased and rehabilitated the building and is now operational and providing jobs to the community.

Progress Summary and Project Updates

2013

418 W. Powers Street, Delaware Trucking – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I Assessment completed
-Phase II Assessment in progress
Update: Ph2 Assessment is completed

600 Blk. E. Fuson Rd. – Muncie, Delaware County
– Phase I Assessment completed
– Phase II Assessment in progress
Update: Ph2 Assessment is completed

1724 E. 29th Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-Submitting for Phase I Assessment

4400 Blk S. Walnut St. – Muncie, Delaware County
– Phase I Assessment completed
– Phase II Assessment in progress
Update: Ph2 Assessment is completed

ARC Site 123 W. Seymour Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessment completed

ARC Site 1712 S. Liberty Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessment completed

Blackburn’s Auto Body – Albany, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessments completed

Car Doctor’s Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I Assessment completed for South Muncie CDC
-Clean-Up and redevelopment ongoing

Former American Lawnmower Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Submitted for Phase I Assessment
-Redevelopment planned

Former Twoson Site – Muncie, Delaware County
– Phase 1 Assessment and Phase II Assessment is completed
– Current home of Delaware Glass

Gas Station 400 W. Washington Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessments completed
-Site demolished

Gill & Gill LLC – Albany, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessments completed

Holiday Cleaners – Muncie, Delaware County
– Phase I and Phase II Assessments completed
– Site has been demolished and re-purposed to a city park

Kiser Plating Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Demolition complete
-USEPA Clean-Up is completed

Monroe St. Lots – Muncie, Delaware County
– Phase I Assessment completed
Update: Phase 2 Assessment is completed

Sam Pierce Chevrolet – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I Assessment completed

Villages at VanCleve – Hartford City, Blackford County
– Assessed former Blackford Community Hospital site.
– Partnered with Herman and Kittle to develop a plan for the property to become low-to-moderate income senior housing.
– Developer prepared a tax audit proposal, which was granted in February 2013.
– Abandoned underground storage tanks were removed.
– Developer has completed the property.

810 Centennial Ave., Portion of former Marhoffer Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessment completed for MSD

2012

Daleville Shell Building Site – Daleville, Delaware County
– Phase I Assessment completed
– Building is currently completed and being marketed
Update: Building is currently completed and sold

Delco Battery Site A and B – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I and Phase II Assessment completed
-Property is being submitted as Shovel Ready Site to IEDC

Muncie Precision Hard Chrome – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I Assessment completed
-Some Clean-Up completed

2011

101 N. Madison Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-IDEM Clean-Up and private demolition completed

415 N. Madison Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-IDEM Clean-Up and demolition completed

Former Blaine School Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Phase I Assessment completed
-Non-profit owner would like to redevelop it as a park

2010

817 E. Willard Street – Muncie, Delaware County
-IDEM Clean-Up and demolition completed

1605 E. Main Street Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Completed Phase I and Phase II Assessments

2009

Former Sodders Lumber Yard Site – Hartford City, Blackford County
-Completed Phase I Assessment
-Hartford City Mayor researching next steps to take on project

King Indiana Forge Site – Muncie, Delaware County
-Completed Phase I and Phase II Assessments
-Site demolished
-Owner willing to donate

Muncie Paper Processing Site – Muncie, Delaware County
– 701 W. 23rd Street
– Completed Phase I and Phase II Assessments
– In 2014 property obtained by Muncie Sanitary District

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