Zoning

The Case for Historic Designation

The Case for Historic Designation

It’s not often that I am a loss for words. But some weeks ago when I received a frantic email and photo of the “addition” being constructed on Glen Grattan, words failed me. Finally, I regained my wits and inquired whether the owner had obtained a building permit. I was shattered to learn that he […]

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Beyond the Knee Jerk: Midtown Zoning

Beyond the Knee Jerk: Midtown Zoning

By on 2 May, 2010 in Historic Midtown, Sandra Nickel, Zoning with 5 Comments

It’s a battle that seems to range among neighborhood associations all the time: Should a requested re-zoning for non-residential use be given a fair hearing or summarily turned away? Most recently, the discussion took place in Cloverdale-Idlewild, where a property management company wanted to convert one apartment in a fourplex into their Montgomery office. The […]

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