Groundbreaking for affordable residential development held in Spartanburg


A groundbreaking for The Fitzgerald was held in Spartanburg Wednesday. (WSPA)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – A groundbreaking for “The Fitzgerald,” a new 132-unit residential development coming to the corner of Kennedy and Union streets in Downtown Spartanburg, was held Wednesday morning

Speakers from City Council, County Council, OneSpartanburg, and the development team were in attendance.

Councilmember Jerome rice says this will be the first large development on the land in years.

This will be the first of it’s kind with 13 affordable units. Partners for Active Living say that the Mary Black Rail Trail will be continued along the development.

This in an effort to move toward 1,000 units downtown to make it more vibrant. The goal is to bring vibrancy to Union Street.

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