Marc Muinzer

City of West Lafayette

West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis is in a unique position to comment on an increasingly chippy Tippecanoe County sheriff’s race. He’s served on a police force with incumbent Barry Richard and is currently the boss of Richard’s leading challenger, Jason Dombkowski.

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Sidewalk and street updates are set to accompany a large building project in West Lafayette.

Developers of the 720 Northwestern Avenue project say they need more road space for a truck loading dock. The building will be home to a convenience store, a grocery store, and apartments, along with underground parking.

West Lafayette Public Works Director Dave Buck says the change is being proposed because deliveries will be coming in on bigger trucks than anticipated.

Construction of two buildings this summer will change the look of Northwestern Avenue in West Lafayette – just north and south of Stadium Avenue.

One of the two is going up on a site that holds a lot of memories for Lafayette resident Steve Eddy.

720 Northwestern Avenue project moving forward

Jan 4, 2013

Progress is being made on a West Lafayette planned development on Northwestern Avenue across from Mackey Arena. A proposal for the 720 Building received final approval from the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission.

West Lafayette Director of Development Chandler Poole says city officials have had a hand in the project since its beginning stages.

The developer of a mixed-use project on Northwestern Avenue has submitted new plans for that location.

Marc Muinzer previously proposed developments known as Boiler Cribs and the Landmark.

The biggest sticking point in both plans was parking.

Assistant director for the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission Ryan O’Gara says the new development, which doesn’t have a name yet, has 502 spaces instead of 295.

He says the structure remains six stories, but the number of bedrooms has been reduced from 600 to 558.

Developer updates proposal for The Landmark in WL

Dec 29, 2011

Updated preliminary plans for a new retail-apartment complex in West Lafayette could go before the Area Plan Commission as soon as next month.

The project, known as The Landmark, is proposed for Northwestern Avenue, across from Mackey Arena and Lambert Fieldhouse.

Developer Marc Muinzer wants to build a 6 story building with nearly 38,000 square feet of retail space and 250 apartments containing 600 beds. The current proposal has 295 spaces and 14 on-street parking spots on Evergreen.