- Associated Press - Sunday, October 23, 2016

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Board of Regents has approved Pittsburg State University’s plan for an $18 million multi-use project.

The Joplin Globe reports (https://j.mp/2eSTv2X) that the Regents approved Pittsburg State’s Block 22 plan for student housing and commercial space that includes remodeling four historic properties.

The city has approved investing $1.5 million from its Revolving Door Fund. The university will look to raise $1 million in private donations for its investment. The project is also expected to get federal and state historic tax credits.


Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, https://www.joplinglobe.com

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