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Council says yes to housing development

February 8, 2013

A housing development at Brodart warehouse site on Memorial Avenue took another step closer to becoming a reality Thursday nigh....

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djwheil

Feb-08-13 12:04 PM

Yay, It will be nice to see that eyesore go. I dont care who invests in it. If I had the money I would do it.

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Billtown101

Feb-08-13 10:30 AM

@ Progressive- "This may be the start to a gentrified city." -

Seriously!! Gentrified?? Hardly!! @@

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Billtown101

Feb-08-13 10:11 AM

Nice article, unfortunately, full of 'cherry-picked' information. Habitat for humanity, good, recyclable material, great, 40 apartments and 32 townhouses, wonderful; Washington, D.C. investment bankers, what the? Now the term "Brownfield" comes into play. Have our city Lords and Ladies EVEN considered that when a parcel of land is deemed 'brownfield', the property value is greatly reduced? NOW, we're talking E.P.A., contaminants, and health risks to future inhabitants of the property... We're talking More than lead paint and asbestos here kids!

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Progressive

Feb-08-13 7:50 AM

This may be the start to a gentrified city.

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wwhickok

Feb-08-13 6:05 AM

Will you be doing Background Checks and Drug Testing?

If not..the affordable part is going to be the least of anyone's worries.

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