sunny.png
Thursday September 23rd, 2021 3:24PM

INK to relocate to Oakwood

By Alyson Shields Reporter

Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, a popular hands-on children's museum in Gainesville, will relocate to Oakwood.

Oakwood City Manager B.R. White said Tuesday morning that the relocation was part of the city's 2030 plan, and was several years in the making.

"We're partnering with INK, Incorporated, for them to relocate from Gainesville to Oakwood," said White. "They're going to have a new building and be able to design it to their needs."

That building will be located on the old McClure property, at the corner of Main Street and McClure Drive and bordered by Flat Creek Road, near the railroad and diagonal from City Hall. It will also include other elements of the 2030 plan, including a farmers market, small start-up shops, and old-style downtown store fronts.

"We're in the early design stages, and we hope to be moving dirt by midyear next year," White said. 

"We're ready, I think INK is ready," said White. "We're just fortunate they have selected Oakwood and we're just glad to partner with them."

© Copyright 2021 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
INK to relocate to Oakwood
Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, a popular hands-on children's museum in Gainesville, will relocate to Oakwood.
10:08AM ( 2 minutes ago )
Gwinnett County Public Schools retains full accreditation following special review
A special review of Gwinnett County Public Schools prompted by citizen complaints is now complete, and the district has retained its full accreditation.
8:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mental Health Day for Hall County school students, teachers gets formal okay from school board
This weekend, Hall County students and staff will get a three day weekend. Monday, Sept. 20 has been declared a "mental health day" for the district.
7:15PM ( 14 hours ago )
Local/State News
Developer of proposed Oakwood subdivision withdraws project requests
It appears there has been a change of heart for a developer who had wanted to build a 90-home subdivision on Martin Road in Oakwood.
By AccessWDUN Staff
7:11AM ( 2 months ago )
City of Oakwood schedules public hearings for millage rate
While the Oakwood City millage rate will stay the same for the upcoming fiscal year, the tax digest has increased in value.
12:30PM ( 2 months ago )
How summer deals sizzle at extreme discount stores
But the activity of shopping costs money, and not everyone wants to spend a lot. That's where the extreme discount store comes in.
8:55AM ( 2 months ago )
Oakwood Police promotes 4 officers
​4 Oakwood Police officers were promoted Monday night.
8:15AM ( 2 months ago )
Oakwood City Council approves rezoning, variances for light industrial development
​The Oakwood City Council approved the rezoning and variance requests for a parcel of land on Woodlane Drive Monday night.
10:00AM ( 4 months ago )