The City of Lilburn is laying groundwork that will bring new life to Main Street and create a more vibrant activity center for the community. New roads, sidewalks, government buildings and events will attract investment in additional shopping and dining to Old Town.
The realignment of Main Street was the first major step toward redevelopment. The new road features a safer, more traditional intersection at Lawrenceville Highway and two roundabouts that allow for smoother traffic flow to Old Town.
The road project opened up new ground for development. Commercial and residential construction is slated for the corner of Main Street and Lawrenceville Highway. The centerpiece of the city’s revitalization plans and first-ever joint city-county building in Gwinnett – the future Lilburn City Hall and Gwinnett County Public Library Branch – will be located at the corner of Main Street and Church Street.
The two-story City Hall/Library will be highly visible from Lawrenceville Highway and will provide a new focal point for downtown Lilburn.
Newly-installed brick-lined sidewalks coming this fall will provide pedestrian connectivity between the City Hall/Library, restaurants, shops, Lilburn City Park and the Camp Creek Greenway.
A more robust events program in Lilburn City Park is drawing attention and giving people a reason to come see the changes to downtown. New favorites include Food Truck Tuesdays, Moonlight Movies, PAWfest, the Lilburn International Festival, and Classic Cars in the Park. Old favorites like Lilburn Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, Sparkle in the Park on July 4th, the Easter Egg Hunt, and the Lilburn Christmas Parade continue as growing annual traditions.