BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved creating a commercial rehabilitation district for the former All-Phase building at the corner of Riverview Drive and Empire Avenue.

Chicago developer Matt Rogatz said he plans to invest $1.5 million in the building to turn it into a banquet facility with a rooftop deck that will attract people from all around to come to Benton Harbor. He said people could, perhaps, have a wedding at Yarbrough Park across the street and then go to his building for the reception.

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