Saturday, September 13, 2014

Nothing Fits The Neighborhood Better Than A Rotting Building

The owner is to blame but awareness of the inevitable neighborhood opposition to anything hasn't helped.
The Royal, on South Street near 15th, was built in 1920 and is on the city's historic register.

But the building has been vacant for more than 40 years, and nearby residents and business owners have become frustrated as it deteriorated into blight.


"Some near neighbors have expressed concerns about having a project of this scope and density and how it would fit in with their neighborhood," Vidas said.

But she added that the plan calls for providing one parking space for every two units, which will help address some concerns.

Really don't know where they parking will go, but maybe they have figured it out..