City officials are looking at ways to raise money to increase the life of existing parking decks and possibly add onto them.
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Members of the Asheville Downtown Commission said last week that standards for development should be clearly expressed.
After reviewing The Parisian hotel’s design, one commissioner asked, “What’s next, a pyramid?” Still, the project was approved on a 6-1 vote.
The Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission review comes after the Asheville Downtown Commission rejected the hotel proposal.
The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed plans for The Parisian hotel proposed by MRK Property Development and presented to the commission by Asheville architect Peter Alberice. The vote may not significantly alter[Read More…]
Plans for new construction on the museum project must still meet city approval.
Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.
Also, the work on Pritchard Park will start up in January.
Also, eight employees of Everyday Health inAsheville were laid off on Monday as Ziff Davis acquired the company, and more.
Also, Franzi Charen is appointed to the Asheville Downtown Commission, James Fisher leaves the Asheville Citizen-Times for the Asheville Ale Trail, and more.
The “pit of despair” could be the focus of a park design competition, but first there needs to be a vision for the space, an Asheville City Council subcommittee decided on Tuesday.
Applicants see a city nearing a tipping point with the impact of downtown development and tourism, and they want to have a voice in how it shakes out.
Also, “Garden & Gun” magazine gives a nod to the Grey Eagle, and much more.
The next stop for the project to remodel the BB&T building into a new hotel and condos is the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission.
Newly elected Asheville City Councilwoman Julie Mayfield on Wednesday announced she had returned a campaign donation from the developer.
Friday’s wonderfully warm spring weather brought out the street performers, the visitors and the police.
The new hotel at the corner of College and Broadway will be a 9-story hotel and parking deck structure. The plan is for a 120-room hotel with a new 120,000-square-foot parking deck.