One of the things the Logansport Re-Imagined team has consistently heard is that residents want more and better communication about things happening in the community.
This page provides a central location to find information and updates about many of the projects happening in Logansport, Indiana.
New Businesses and Business Expansions
Learn about the businesses continuing to invest in Logansport.
A regional retail center under redevelopment on the east end of Logansport.
A subdivision with space for construction of 52 new single-family homes on the east end of Logansport.
The City of Logansport acquired the building at 729 High Street in 2022 and has begun renovations for it to become the new Logansport police station.
City-owned property along the Eel River west of Riverside Park is being prepped for redevelopment following the demolition of facilities that formerly served Logansport Utilities.
Trelleborg Site Redevelopment
In February 2022, the City of Logansport was awarded $490,500 to address blighted conditions by demolishing the concrete slab foundation of the Trelleborg site, located at One North General Street in Logansport. The project includes removal of the concrete slab, proper disposal of the material, backfill and grade, and returning the lot to a public greenspace and a potential future trailhead.
Street and Sidewalk Projects
The City of Logansport is continually planning for maintenance and upgrades for streets and sidewalks throughout the city.
Erie Avenue Project
A multi-phase total reconstruction of Erie Avenue starting with 5th to 8th Streets began in Summer 2022. Plans have been developed to complete work from 8th Street to 18th Street.
S. Cicott Street Project
In December 2022, the City of Logansport was awarded a Community Crossings Matching Grant for sidewalks, paving and ADA intersections on S. Cicott Street from Bartlett Street to Clinton Street in 2023.
Mall Road & Yorktown Road
With additional development set to occur at The Junction and Lexington Village, the City of Logansport is aware of the need for additional improvements to Mall Road and Yorktown Road.
Parks Master Plan
The Logansport Parks & Recreation Department is working with Context Design (Indianapolis), Zec Eight Insights (Indianapolis), and ETC Institute (Olathe, KS) to update the 5-year master plan. The goal is to complete the final planning document by the end of 2023.
Fairview Park Renovations
A new playground and shelter were constructed at Fairview Park in Fall 2022.
Riverside Park Improvements
Construction was completed on two basketball courts, two pickleball courts and a Fitness Court in June 2022. In addition, a drinking fountain was installed, restrooms were renovated, and additional parking was added on Riverside Drive.
Logansport Utilities handles electric, water, sewer and stormwater projects in Logansport.
EV Charging Stations
Logansport Utilities has installed new EV (electric vehicle) charging stations around the city.
Water Service Line Replacement
Over the next few years, Logansport Utilities will be replacing 4,500 water service lines.
Capital Improvement Plan, Long-Term Control Plan (LTCP) and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)
Between 2023 and 2026, Logansport Utilities will be completing several mandated water/stormwater/sewer projects.
A major renovation project was completed at Fairview Elementary School, a new Intermediate School is under construction on Chase Road and changes are coming for Columbia 6th Grade Academy and Franklin Elementary.
Logansport Intermediate School
Logansport Community School Corporation is constructing a new school on Chase Road that will house preschool, fifth and sixth grades.
There are also several proposed projects that are still in the planning and discussion stages:
Urban Park & Housing at Farmer’s Market Lot
A proposed 30-unit market-rate residential apartment building in the heart of downtown Logansport that incorporates an adjacent dynamic flex space for planned events and community gatherings.
18th Street and Hoosier Heartland Highway Vision
A mixed use development including affordable apartments and homes, a community center to support the students at Ivy Tech and residents, green space for recreation and new commercial district.
Discussions continue about the next steps for this historic property at 7th and Market.
Former Jefferson School property
The City of Logansport acquired the site of the former Jefferson School in Summer 2022.
The City of Logansport continues to look at options to increase the availability of housing, including potentially purchasing available land inside or in close proximity to the city limits.
A community plan for wayfinding signage throughout Cass County was developed several years ago; funding is needed to implement it.
Logansport is continually looking at ways to address parking needs for the downtown district as well as other areas.
Internet / Broadband / Wifi
Several organizations are discussing options for enhancing connectivity within Logansport.
Several projects in Cass County, including Lexington Village and Urban Park in Logansport are part of the North Central Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) which includes matching funding.
The City of Logansport received approximately $4 million through the American Rescue Plan and opted into the standard allowance for revenue loss up to $10 million, allowing the city to utilize all ARPA funds received for government services. In 2022, the City Council allocated $2.5 million to the new police station; $50,000 for small businesses affected by COVID, the Melbourne Avenue project and other factors outside their control; $400,000 to infrastructure at The Junction; $750,000 to parking at Riverside Park and $30,000 toward acquisition of the Exide property.
See what’s happened in Logansport recently.