Armory Plan Released

Posted on: December 12th, 2014 by Robert Ingraham

In January 2014, the City of Sheboygan released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for parties interested in the adaptive re-use of the former Armory with a submission deadline of October 31, 2014. The RFP was mailed to 54 potential developers, agencies, and nonprofits. In addition, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation completed a media blast to over 1,200 developers across the county. Six monthly open houses were held with each date being published in the Sheboygan Press. Twelve people attended these open houses. City staff met on site with representatives from the Wisconsin Historical Society during the process to determine if the property was eligible for Historic Preservation Tax Credits. It was determined that the building would not qualify for this funding. In July, 2014, the City and its partners hosted a Developer