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$23 million investment planned at former foundry site


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COLUMBUS, Ind. — City and state aid could help two new developments take root in the remains of the former Golden Castings foundry site on 10th Street — a $23 million investment in the long-empty property.

Where concrete rubble, tangled rebar and a hulk of an empty building now sit on 12.8 largely empty acres could be a $10 million affordable-housing complex and a $13 million nursing home dedicated to seniors with memory ailments.

Mayor Kristen Brown said the projects and funding options could tie together to help solve an enormous issue for the community.

Read Tuesday's Republic for more details.

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