NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES: Chicago Street blues, but bright skies for park projects in Hessville and North Hammond
A community group is trying to soften the image of the Hessville area with a "parklette" and sculpture illustrating the beauty native to that section of Hammond.
Hessville gets new sculptures, first-of-its-kind parklette
HAMMOND — The city has added a striking sculpture with a pinch of green space along the Kennedy Avenue corridor in the Hessville neighborhood.
HC3 is very excited about this new up coming project! Thank you to the City of Hammond for their support. Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., Africa Tarver Executive Director of Redevelopment, the Redevelopment Commission, Anne Anderson Director of Economic Development and our 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos. It really does take the support of so many to make great things happen within our city, HC3 is proud to have amazing support!
You can Help HC3 in our mission by becoming a member as a business owner, student, organization and resident. You can find all the information on our website at: HC3hessville.org.
We thank everyone for their ongoing support of HC3!!
HC3 President, Amy Radolak
What's Happening in Hessville & Hammond
Street fair highlights Hessville revival efforts
June 4, 2018
-Five years ago, Live in the Ville was developed to bring people to downtown Hessville.Sponsored by HC3 (Hessville Commerce and Community Creative), this year’s recent two-day street fair again served its purpose with offering vendors, entertainment and open doors to downtown businesses.
Hessville's new 'parklette' latest in series of improvements
When Jocelyn Prue needed an idea to design a sculpture for a strip of land along Hammond's Kennedy Avenue, she decided to draw inspiration from the community.