Escanaba Northshore Master Plan hi
The Escanaba waterfront was identified throughout the community master plan process as an underutilized resource, which could be converted into a dynamic mixed-use redevelopment area. The properties along the north shore of Little Bay De Noc are viewed by the City of Escanaba to hold great potential to generate year-round activity with linkages to surrounding neighborhoods, downtown amenities, labor, regional access, and the recreational and scenic attributes of the waterfront location. This project involves the preparation of a land use master plan for the
The City of Escanaba recognizes that a Waterfront Redevelopment District is needed to attract new businesses and jobs, create housing opportunities for a wide range of income levels, provide recreational, civic and cultural opportunities, and ensure protection of and public access to and along the valuable environmental resources found along the Little Bay De Noc Waterfront. To take the next step, the City will involve waterfront property owners and other major community stakeholders into the pre-redevelopment process in order to create an exciting environment for public-private partnerships.