pit of despair
Development on the property may include housing, a restaurant or office space to help cover the annual cost of maintaining the park components, according to plans presented.
One resident bemoaned the inaction, calling the property "a scar on the city of Asheville that needs to heal."
Also, WLOS has hired a new sports reporter to replace Luke Notestine, and more.
Also, a community garden has popped up in downtown Asheville's "pit of despair," and more.
The project is intended to inspire and inform components of other community garden sites around Asheville.
The Asheville Design Center plans to go before Asheville City Council on March 8 with a proposal for the visioning process.
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.