Valkommen Plaza

Valkommen Plaza

” (Groundbreaking) Ceremonies set today for new highrise”

“This is an architect’s drawing of Valkommen Plaza, a housing project for the elderly to be constructed at the corner of 7th Street and 2nd Avenue.  There will be 171 units in the project and the cost is estimated at $5 million. U.S. Rep. John B. Anderson R-Ill., and Mayor Robert McGaw will preside at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the structure at 4 p.m. today.”

Source: Rockford Register Star March 14, 1980