WLNS.com and LSJ.com report that a new brewery is set to open in Downtown DeWitt, bringing more than a dozen jobs with it. The historic Mount Hope Church on Bridge Street in DeWitt is being converted into Looking Glass Brewing Company.

According to the stories, many of the building's historic features will be preserved by the new owners during the roughly $750,000 renovation project. While the brewery's management says it's too early to speak specifics, it is believed that the brewery will offer at least six brews on tap, a menu, indoor seating for around 100, and an outdoor patio that would seat an additional 50-60 more patrons.

The project completion is slated for August 2017.