As we look back at the changes of Glenwood Avenue over these past twenty years, it would be wise to reflect on the decisions that created this Frankenstein monster that can no longer be controlled. The Glenwood entertainment district did not just pop up organically, it was nurtured through rezoning.
Huge needs for public housing.
Public Comments focused on public safety, Mine Creek Greenway relocation, GoRaleigh, TOD/BRT, Missing Middle, and housing and homelessness
New Bern Avenue is living proof of the bigoted depredations our country and city have imposed on Black Americans. It is also living proof of Black Americans’ determination to fashion lives and communities of faith and hope in the face of overpowering forces of greed and racism. Of all projects which have the potential of restorative justice and to make good on Raleigh’s pledge to dismantle the city’s policies and systems of racial inequity and oppression with equitable transit, this is it.
Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood has concerns about Raleigh’s Transit Overlay District (TOD)
We believe that hidden in the glare of the shiny promise are certain foreseeable outcomes including the loss of irreplaceable historic resources, strong neighborhood identities, generational wealth, and culture two centuries in the making.
Highlights from work session and afternoon session
Preservation isn’t Nimbyism, it isn’t classist, it isn’t fossilization. It is care by design; it happens when people show up and participate.
For those in an NCOD along a BRT corridor, the city has taken away the last remaining protections you fought long and hard for. Protections you had to get agreement on from the majority of neighbors and then get approved by this City Council.
Highlights from July 5 Council Meetings. Council on hiatus until August 15.
The City is its people, and we have not asked for this rezoning. This neighborhood is a City success story in saving a historic neighborhood from previous urban renewal rezoning policies. It is a kick in the teeth now for us to be once again fighting for our neighborhood.
June 6 City Council Meetings HIGHLIGHTS Several councilors asked that rezoning case schedules be managed to limit the number at each meeting so that each case receives appropriate time and attention. Planning staff will come back with schedule suggestions. Unanimously...