This is a rendering of plans for redevelopment of land on the northwest corner of Springboro’s central crossroads, superimposed on an aerial photo of the surrounding area, according to Google Earth.

5 things about Springboro Crossroads Redevelopment

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Did you know?

1. A gas station once sat on the southeast corner of Central and Main, the only corner not cleared of a gas station-convenience store in anticipation of the $10 million reconstruction of the intersection.

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2. The Warren County Engineer’s Office is managing the intersection project, paid for mainly by the City of Springboro.

RELATED: $10 million crossroads construction to begin today

3. For decades, Homer Preston and his family ran the IGA anchoring the shopping center razed to make way for the proposed redevelopment.

MORE: Springboro to pay $3.4 million for Preston’s property

4. The former site of one of Springboro’s oldest schools, named for founder Jonathan Wright, is within walking distance of the redevelopment site. No word yet on whether it will figure in the redevelopment of the crossroads area.

RELATED: Old school faces wrecking ball

5. James Paresi, designer of the redevelopment plan, has design studios in California and Connecticut.

RELATED: Designer picked for redevelopment

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