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Glenwood Corridor Making Progress, Adding More Homes - WYTV

For five years, the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation has been chipping away at blight and decay on Glenwood Avenue.

Soon, two new buildings will be ready for people to move in. YNDC has roamed up and down Glenwood Avenue, tearing down houses, rehabbing buildings and finally, Glenwood Corridor on the city's south side is starting to make a comeback.  "I think overall the greater Glenwood Corridor has seen quite a bit of improvement. But there's still quite a bit to do," said Ian Beniston, of YNDC. YNDC will open its first commercial building in a few weeks. It's already at 100 percent occupancy. The large four-plex apartment building at Glenwood and Claremont is almost ready for move in. It too is completely leased. That success is inspiring others on the street.  "Buildings are getting renovated. And we here at the playhouse want to be part of that. So we have been working on improving our facility," said Jack Daugherty, Youngstown Playhouse board. The board is undergoing a massive fundraising campaign to bring the theater back up to par. To read the full article from WYTV, click here.