Y-block

Daisy Contreras / NPR Illinois

Springfield’s millennials – those between the ages of 23 and 38 – say they see the city as a good place to live, but more can be done. A group met at a Citizens Club of Springfield event Friday to talk about what the city still needs. 

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Springfield’s City Council Tuesday made changes to a plan meant to develop the city-owned lot downtown known as the Y-Block. In addition to the empty lot, the proposal now includes development for any area downtown where the University of Illinois Springfield or Southern Illinois University want to establish a campus.