Town Square

Post a New Topic

Zoning official gives office project thumbs down

Original post made on Jun 15, 2012

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli recommends that City Council members vote against a four-story office project that would overshadow neighboring gourmet restaurant Chez TJ and require demolition of a historic home.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 14, 2012, 2:33 PM

Comments (2)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by rem
a resident of another community
on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:08 pm

rem is a registered user.

golly gee - City Council and Zoning said NO - twice in the same week!!!!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by the_punnisher
a resident of Whisman Station
on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:42 pm

" A "significant effort" was made by Burnell to relocate the house onto private property or onto city land to be part of a history museum, but "it is still a historic building on our register," Gilli said. "You shouldn't assume that because the porch is falling apart that the historic building is as bad. The porch didn't have same quality as the original construction." "

To continue my previous comment on this issue ( that someone tried to play the DEFLECTION card on ), The two towns of Black Hawk and Central City, CO made sure that the original historic buildings ( some in the same condition as the building in question here ) HAD TO BE REBUILT OR USED by the gambling organizations before gambling places could be added!

Why not make it a requirement that the original building be restored and/or moved to a Mtn. View park?

That has been the usual compromise along with sticking to your urban renewal plans that keeps the small town atmosphere that your TAXPAYING RESIDENTS want!

Again, CO has MANY examples of these compromises all over the state ( not just in Denver, my snarky commenter ). Properly managed, they even become tourist attractions.

Web Link

And a picture of the buildings and attractions I mentioned earlier

Web Link

It's not just gambling..


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,200 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,093 views

Death with Dignity
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,303 views

With a Perspective....
By Ms. Jenson | 0 comments | 459 views

10 Tried and True Ways to Increase Happiness
By Caroline Fleck | 2 comments | 440 views