Officials: sale finalized for 300 E. Lincoln Hwy, new building planned

A rendering of the proposed new building for 300 East Lincoln Highway. The latest deal in a string of development projects underway in the City of Coatesville was announced on April 29, 2022. Located on the corner of Third Avenue and Lincoln Highway in the historic downtown district, one of the City’s most prized locations was acquired by Proudfoot Capital from the Coatesville Redevelopment Authority...

Coatesville begins analysis of current, future parking needs

The Coatesville Redevelopment Authority and the City’s administration has embarked on an in-depth, city-wide analysis to formulate recommendations to address the City’s parking needs in light of current and projected development. “This parking study has been in the works for five years. The final recommendations will provide a blueprint for parking management, permitting, code enforcement and—most...

Coatesville gets 2nd round of redevelopment funding

COATESVILLE — As a part of their five-point, city-wide revitalization strategy, the Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance places a high priority on the redevelopment of the downtown commercial core.  In 2018, they applied for – and received – a Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. NPP is a PA tax credit incentive whereby...

SEPTA trains to return to Coatesville; Commissioners pledge $1M

Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Michelle Kichline (front row left and second left) and Kathi Cozzone (second from right) present a check for $1 million to Coatesville City Council and city staff to kick-start a train station parking garage. The presentation was made as SEPTA announced its plan to return regional rail service to the city. Also pictured, is State Representative Dan Williams...

Wolf visits Coatesville redevelopment projects

Gov. Tom Wolf, pictured with James DePetris, CEO of DEPG Associates (left) and City Council member Ed Simpson (right), greeted residents at Fuel City Cafe as he visited Coatesville Friday to tour the revitalization project that is now underway in the city. By Lauren Parker, News Editor, The Times  COATESVILLE – Gov. Tom Wolf paid a surprise visit to the city Friday afternoon to observe the revitalization...

Coatesville redevelopment kicks off — for real

By Mike McGann, Editor, the Times DEPG CEO Jim DePetris and a bevy of state, county and local officials celebrate a ceremonial start to demolition for the Coatesville Gateway project, Tuesday. COATESVILLE — For nearly a generation, plans to begin to revitalize the city have appeared on the horizon, only to disappear like a distant mirage, leaving city residents thirsty, time and again, for real progress....

Three projects seen as benefitting Coatesville

New hotel, velodrome and new train station pointed to as signs of progress By Stephanie Weaver, Correspondent, CoatesvilleTimes.com This Marriot Courtyard Hotel is slated to begin construction in January, 2011, with a planned opening in the spring of 2012. It is one of a number of projects expected to spark economic activity in the city and surrounding area. COATESVILLE — City residents will soon...