The City of Marinette offers a fifty-fifty façade improvement program grant money up to ten-thousand dollars for commercial and retail buildings in the Downtown and Menekaunee Harbor areas, including businesses along Ogden and Hosmer Streets. “The goal of the program is to encourage improvements that stress the historic significance and the uniqueness of downtown structures through building restoration,” says Community Development Specialist Jan Kust.

Kust says, “applications can be found online at

If you have questions regarding the City of Marinette’s Façade Improvement Program you can stop into the Community Development Office located at 1905 Hall Ave. Marinette or by calling 715-732-5139.