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Fort Myers City Council Unanimously Approves Midtown Redevelopment Plan

Friday, January 11, 2019

The City of Fort Myers unanimously approved a plan, formulated with USF architecture professor and consultant Trent Green, to redevelop the Fort Myers Midtown.

The redevelopment of the area will include demolishing the City of Palms Park baseball stadium to make way for a new multi-use commercial and residential neighborhood.

Also included in the plan are three new public parking structures, art gallery space, a new museum, and a community playhouse. 

For more on Green’s on the Fort Myers Midtown Redevelopment, see the links below.

News-Press - Fort Myers Midtown: Final plan does away with City of Palms ballpark

Wink News - Fort Myers envisions walkable Midtown for redesign

Photo: Trent Green (above, left) works with a student in class at the USF School of Architecture and Community Design.