Saturday, September 22, 2007

Interesting reads from anear on Fallon Park zoning-hearing

Follow Up: Zoning Hearing
Chad Tuesday, September 18, 2007

How many egoists does it take to prove they are unconcerned with the destruction of Raleigh’s aesthetic and environmental integrity? Just one… but three can really screw it in.

Rallied by undeserved applause, unifying t-shirts and the very audible comment of “she’s a socialist,” the re-zoning opposition group banded together to show their true colors—a zoning opposition based solely on the individual property owners’ right to as large a fiscal return on their property as possible. ...

View of the City
September 21, 2007
Community scale
These houses in an older Raleigh neighborhood are new. They have been built at the same scale, more or less, as the other houses on the block.

Their height is in keeping with the one- or one-and-a-half story height of other houses on the street. ...

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