City's Facade Grant Gives Local Businesses a Facelift (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Eric DeFreeuw - NBC33

July 22, 2014 Updated Jul 22, 2014 at 5:56 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - Improving the look of local businesses as a way of improving the local economy.

That is what the City of Fort Wayne hopes to accomplish through its Facade Grant Program.

In March, Mayor Tom Henry pledged more than $1-million dollars to give the exteriors of 13 local businesses a facelift.

Now, after four months of planning and hard work, the results are starting to pay off.

To see some of the businesses new looks and here from the city's grant administrator click on the video link.

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