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Steel City Brewing Receives Approval for License, Set to Open in Summer

Feb 12, 2024 | Coatesville, Downtown

Coatesville, PA – Local residents and beer enthusiasts, mark your calendars because Steel City Brewing is officially on its way to downtown Coatesville! The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has given the green light to the highly anticipated brewery, paving the way for an exciting addition to the city’s landscape.

It’s been nearly a year since the plans were first announced to transform a historic 10,000-square-foot building into a vibrant restaurant and brewery hub. Mark Milanese, a resident of The City of Coatesville and co-owner of Milanese Remodeling searched many years before meeting Philip Ferro, The Million Dollar Chef, who shared his vision for this property. Mark financed this project with loans funded by Presence Bank, secured by Mark’s equity in the building, and supplemented with his personal savings.

Milanese shares his thoughts on the Steel City Brewing team when saying, “they love being part of history and bringing this place back to life. They are truly artists and are using all their skills to make this building great.”

The journey to this milestone has been a collaborative effort, with local businesses, government agencies, and community organizations rallying behind the project. Support from the Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance, along with a $7,500 Facade Grant, has been instrumental in realizing the vision for the Main Street storefront.

The excitement is palpable among Coatesville residents, many of whom have eagerly awaited the brewery’s opening. With the interior largely finished, the focus now shifts to finalizing utilities and obtaining necessary permits. Steel City Brewing aims to open its doors to the public this summer, just in time for the 2024 Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix in September.As preparations for opening day continue, anticipation builds for what promises to be a landmark moment in Coatesville’s cultural and culinary scene. Stay tuned for updates and get ready to raise a glass to Steel City Brewing!

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Posted by Monica Ferguson

Monica is a senior at West Chester University studying Digital Marketing. She is excited about moving to Chester County and eventually starting her career there after graduation.

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