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Apartments, Shops, Considered for Bridgeport Block

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Property owner and attorney Michael Shaheen says his family owned the buildings from 307 to 321 Main Street for half a century. Property owner and attorney Michael Shaheen says his family owned the buildings from 307 to 321 Main Street for half a century.

The site of former storefronts and buildings in Bridgeport, now linked in our memories as the place where three little children lost their lives in a fire, may soon be developed to serve a purpose.

Property owner and attorney Michael Shaheen says his family owned the buildings from 307 to 321 Main Street for half a century. Shaheen is considering creating a mixed use for the development there, including 20 new apartments and shops along the main street and naming it after his grandfather.

Shaheen said, "You know oftentimes if people are going to reside in town, they want to be able to grab a cup of coffee in the morning, get a newspaper, get a snack at night if they're going to watch a show, you know, something like that. So I think a mixed use would work there. We all know the location is fantastic. It's a high traffic area."

Shaheen says he will make a decision within the next year to year-and-a-half. And if it's going to happen, it will be up and running in two to two-and-a-half years.