Old Capitol Green wants to make downtown Jackson a ‘walkable city’

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


Jackson is not the only capital city suffering from massive flight to the suburbs or surrounding counties, and it is not the only city with shortfalls from a local tax base that would keep it viable and attractive for future and sustainable growth.

However, there are projects on the table that were initiated with the intent to “turn downtown Jackson around” and make it a great place to live in, shop in and do business in. Old Capitol Green, one of those projects, described its “master plan” for downtown Jackson development, positioned adjacent to the Old State Capitol…. […]