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By Dan Rudy 

Developing a plan for the Institute


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

James Bibb, Greg Scheff and Chris Mertl brainstorm with residents and members of the Wrangell Assembly on Wednesday, preparing a development concept for the former Institute property.

Continuing the next step in its development of the former Wrangell Institute property, the city brought up the master plan design team for a series of town meetings this week.

Originally built by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1932 as a boarding school, by 1978 the site was only intermittently used. The property was transferred to the City of Wrangell in 1995. The majority of the 134-acre property is undeveloped, forested wetlands, with potential for future residential use.

The Borough Assembly issued a call for proposals last September and subsequently awarded a contract to Corvus Design,...

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