LakewoodAlive, City of Lakewood Partner to Host Storefront Renovation 101 Workshop on October 6

Businesses and Building Owners Encouraged to Attend Free Workshop at Mahall’s

When a business or building owner succeeds with revitalizing a traditional storefront, the benefits to a neighborhood retail district can be immense, ranging from visual appeal to economic impact to community pride.

LakewoodAlive Storefront Renovation

The Storefront Renovation 101 workshop takes place on Thursday, Oct. 6.

LakewoodAlive is pleased to partner with the City of Lakewood to host a Storefront Renovation 101 workshop on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mahall’s (13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood).  This free workshop for businesses and building owners aims to educate attendees regarding programs and resources available to assist with the storefront renovation process in Lakewood.

The Storefront Renovation 101 workshop seeks to discuss the renovation process from start to finish, affording attendees an honest assessment in order to further businesses and building owners’ understanding of the programs available in Lakewood.  Key players with varying roles and perspectives on storefront renovation will offer insight into the process.

Our panelists for Storefront Renovation 101 consist of:

Paul Beegan, Beegan Architecture
Frank Scalish, Scalish Construction
Bryce Sylvester, City of Lakewood
Colin McEwen, Mahalls

“Ongoing commercial property revitalization has proven advantageous for businesses and neighborhoods alike, and there are resources available in Lakewood to incentivize those who undertake storefront renovation projects,” said Allison Urbanek, Housing Outreach Director for LakewoodAlive.  “We encourage businesses and building owners to attend our free workshop on October 6th to learn more about the opportunities at their disposal.”

This free workshop is intendedly solely for businesses and building owners.  A cash bar will be available at Mahall’s.  For more information, please contact Allison at aurbanek@lakewoodalive.org or 216-521-0655.