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Peoria council denies apartment proposal at former Smitty’s property

Would have brought an estimated 300 people to downtown area

Posted 11/16/21

The Peoria City Council did something rare at its Nov. 9 meeting — councilors voted not to follow the recommendation from the planning and zoning commission for a new project in the downtown area.

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