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The difficulty of building suburban housing for the homeless

A groundbreaking for a new facility providing housing for the homeless recently took place in LaGrange but it wasn’t an easy path:

The three-story brick building will house 20 individuals in single apartments on the second and third floors and have administrative offices and the day program that will provide counseling, job training and referrals for services on the first floor…

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Alpharetta City Council Meeting Agenda April 24, 2017

Below is the agenda for Monday night’s Alpharetta City Council meeting. The meeting will take place at Alpharetta City Hall at 6:30 p.m.

There are two zoning cases on the agenda Monday that have generated a great deal of public interest. 955 more words


Is Chinatown the new arts district?

Chelsea’s gallery district has reigned as the heart of the city’s contemporary art movement since the late 1990s.

But could skyrocketing rents, coupled to the availability of cheaper options in other parts of the city, mean the district is losing some of its cachet with gallerists? 142 more words

New York City

Ruckersville Rezoning

By. Brent Wilson, Field Officer

Virginia Code requires, absent a proactive rezoning by a locality, property owners must ask for permission (and pay an application fee) to have their property’s zoning changed to match the community vetted Comprehensive Plan.  291 more words

Growth Issues

Sutton Place Residents Fight Plan For 79-Story Tower

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — People from the iconic East Side neighborhood of Sutton Place have banded together to stop the construction of a giant glass tower. 425 more words


Zoning trade-off: privacy vs. adverse effects

The conclusion of Sonia Hirt’s book Zoned in the USA sums up the advantages and disadvantages of a zoning system that privileges the single-family home: 312 more words


Elvis Landmark Will Become Car Wash With History

Back in January, we told you about the sale of a property with historic roots for music lovers. The house in Nashville, Tennessee used to belong to Elvis Presley’s manager Tom Parker. 274 more words