Company to create green space in Old Town

Old Town Revitalization Company recently purchased the vacant building at 614 E. McCarty St., structure in middle, and will raze the former residence. Adjacent property owners will then own it and care for it as a greenspace.

Old Town Revitalization Company recently purchased the vacant building at 614 E. McCarty St., structure in middle, and will raze the former residence. Adjacent property owners will then own it and care for it as a greenspace.

Acquiring properties in Jefferson City's Old Town area was a main driving force in getting not-for-profit status.

The Old Town Revitalization Company’s first project was the Old Town Community Center, now the Common Ground, at the corner of Clark Avenue and Atchison Street. Now, they have a second building — 614 E. McCarty St.

Boarded up with a sagging roof and rotten porch, the once residential building has been vacant too long and is now a public hazard. Working with adjacent property owners, the company hopes a green space will ....

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