First phase of Lewiston’s Choice Neighborhoods redevelopment moves ahead

LEWISTON, Maine — The first phase of construction for Lewiston’s Choice Neighborhoods initiative is closer to reality after receiving additional funding.

The city and its development partners, including Avesta Housing, were awarded MaineHousing tax credits toward the first of three major sites — a 74-unit mixed-income development between Pine, Walnut, Bartlett and Pierce streets.