The Village History from 1996 through 2011

The Village History from 1996 through 2011

When this project was started in 1996, the Developer took the planners to his childhood home in Gary, Indiana. Everything from house-plans to lot and alley widths were recorded and reproduced. It took 21 variances to the subdivision ordinance to accomplish the feat....
Steel Town Seeing Residential Rise

Steel Town Seeing Residential Rise

March 06, 2011 12:00 am  •  By Jeff Burton BURNS HARBOR | This town, built around the steel industry, is enjoying its first rise in population since it was founded in 1967. Cliff Fleming, a Town Council member and developer of The Village in Burns Harbor said while...
Some Communities Set Standards for Residential Construction

Some Communities Set Standards for Residential Construction

September 12, 2010 12:00 am  •  By Chas Reilly Some municipalities in Northwest Indiana want more variety in new neighborhoods. Design guidelines in the works for new residential developments in Merrillville could prohibit the use of a single design for all homes in a...
New Burns Harbor Apartment Complex Earns Green Certification

New Burns Harbor Apartment Complex Earns Green Certification

BURNS HARBOR | Being green is easy for residents living in In Good Company’s “Traditions” 75-apartment community, the first apartment community in Indiana certified “green” by the National Association of Home Builders. Green housing is “sustainable home building using...