The Willmar City Council last month approved a Planning Commission initiative to expand the 14-block central business district by rezoning eight adjacent blocks along the downtown’s east, south and west boundaries from limited business/general business to central business district. One of those areas was two half-blocks on the west side of First Street between Litchfield Avenue, seen Monday from south of the downtown Willmar sign/Highway 12 sign, and Trott Avenue Southwest. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., officials hope expanded central business district brings development benefits
WILLMAR — Downtown promoters and supporters hope recent City Council action to expand the boundaries of the central business district will lead to new commercial and residential development there.
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