Construction Begins at Former Lake Mall in Lincoln 

Construction at the former Lake Mall in Lincoln is expected to begin in September.The 3.5 million dollar senior housing complex will be filling a void left by the last of eight Main Street properties destroyed by arson in 2002.The development has received a $250,000 development block grant, which will be used if construction costs exceed the expected amount.Lincoln Town Manager Lisa Goodwin says the complex is a great opportunity for the town.”I think it’s a very important thing because as our population grows older we need to provide for them and this is a perfect opportunity a 24 unity unit. It’s something every community needs.”The complex will be called Lakeview Senior Housing.