Redevelopment of Historic Downtown Grass Valley, California Mill Street
By Erin Newington, Sierra Foothills Realtor
Did you know Grass Valley is breaking ground for a new redevelopment project on historic Mill Street?In the early 1850s, Gold was discovered in Grass Valley, California and quickly became a booming mining town. As the town grew, so did the demand for timber to support the mines. To meet this demand, mills were built along Mill Street and became an integral part of Grass Valley’s economy and landscape. Now, over 150 years later, the historic downtown area is undergoing a rebirth with redevelopment projects taking place along Mill Street. This is breathing new life into Grass Valley’s historic downtown area and setting the stage for a bright future.The Mill Street redevelopment will include new sidewalks, streetlights, and public art.The purpose of the transformation project on Mill Stree...