After jail plans at former International Property fell through, commissioners bat around other ideas for the land

After plans of building a new jail failed at the former International Paper property, Vigo County leaders hope to find other ways to use the space.

Posted: May 28, 2019 12:56 PM
Updated: May 29, 2019 7:22 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - After plans of building a new jail failed at the former International Paper property, Vigo County leaders hope to find other ways to use the space.

Commissioners announced plans to lease the former IP site.

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Leaders say they want to look at options that could benefit the community.

President Brad Anderson says they have entertained ideas like a concert venue, parks, and even commercial space.

The goal is to let people know the area is available for use.

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