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7-3-06: Fireworks at Avon Commons on Monday, July 3, 2006.
11-19-05: FIRST INTERSTATE DE-ACTIVATES CHESTER CENTRE
7-2-03: Heinen's is expected to open July 23, 2003.
3-18-03: Heinen's slated to open in July.
1-19-03: Lorain County Beautiful Awards
1-8-03: Damon's and Red Robin are coming to Avon Commons
12-13-02: Heinen's to host Ben and Jerry's icecream shop
12-4-02: Costco opens in Avon Commons
11-7-02: PLAYmatters is open at Avon Commons
10-16-02: Heinen's plans May 15, 2003, opening
5-8-02: International House of Pancakes coming to Avon Commons
12-1-01: Avon Commons has the right mix
7-21-01: Avon Fine Art Festival
6-24-01: Bob Barnhart Honored at Avon Commons Grand Opening
10-21-00: Avon Commons mix of stores still growing. Views of Avon Commons from Detroit Rd.
9-17-00: Avon Commons rises
9-11-00: Chronoloy of Avon Commons Approvals
NEWS ARTICLE from The PRESS, 6-30-99, By JoAnne Easterday
"A resounding YES vote on Avon Commons
After three weeks of waiting for the June 1 election outcome, the Ohio Supreme Court released the results of the referendum. The official count is 2,068 voted in favor of the zoning change to allow for Avon Commons. The no vote came in at 1,358. The totals represent almost 50 percent of the registered voters in the city ..."
NEWS ARTICLE from THE MORNING JOURNAL, 6-23-99, By SARAH FENSKE, Morning Journal Writer
"Avon Commons developer to present plans
AVON -- A confident Mitchell Schneider has scheduled a special meeting July 14 ...
At the meeting, Schneider will formally present the same plans he showed Planning Commission in April, he said.
'Comments came from the Commission was that it was even better than the plan they had approved previously,' Schneider said. 'I would certainly think that the review process will proceed fairly quickly this time.' ..."
An aerial view of the site of Avon Commons in 1974
Aerial views of Avon Commons construction
AVON COMMONS BREAKS GROUND