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Lowder Property Rezoning

Lowder Property Rezoning

Regular MML readers know that we’re closely following the debates over re-zoning in Cloverdale Five Points (the part of town with Sinclair’s and The Capri). For those not as geeked out about zoning as we are, the story so far is basically that the City wants to switch over to SmartCode in this part of […]

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Cloverdale SmartCode Update

Cloverdale SmartCode Update

Last Thursday and Friday the City of Montgomery’s Planning Department held public meetings in the basement of the Cloverdale Playhouse. The meetings were open-ended, come-when-you-can affairs, designed to share information about the Planning Department’s proposal for implementing SmartCode in the Five Points business district. Like many folks from all over Midtown, we wandered down to […]

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SmartCode for Cloverdale? Community Meetings Invite Input

SmartCode for Cloverdale? Community Meetings Invite Input

Odds are that many MML readers were in receipt of an email circulated last month rallying folks to protest against what were described as immediate plans to build a big box pharmacy store on the corner of Boultier and East Fairview. Garish lighting? Impermeable cover? Parking lots? Hopefully by now most people know this was […]

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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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