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MDA reverses position on Carytown Place

The Museum District Association Board of Directors have voted to support the SUP for Carytown Place: At a meeting on February 2, the Board heard from the SUP applicants as well as neighborhood representatives and the Don’t Big Box Carytown group. The Board engaged in a lengthy and detailed discussion and voted seven to three […]

Carytown Place SUP up for vote next Monday

The agenda for the City Planning Commission meeting on Monday February 7th will include a public hearing and and vote on the Special Use Permit being requested by the developers of the Carytown Place project on Nansemond. [via]

More on the battle on Nansemond

The RTD’s Battle over Carytown development plan rages takes a look at the controversy around the proposed the development and the main group opposed to the project: Don’t Big Box Carytown was created this summer as an organization of businesses and residents opposed to turning the former Verizon building at 10 N. Nansemond St. near […]

Museum District Association opposes SUP for Nansemond

From the homepage of the Museum District Association, A Note From the MDA Board of Directors Concerning the Special Use Application for 10 N. Nansemond St.: At the meeting on Nov. 15, the Board engaged in a lengthy and detailed discussion and voted 13 to 1 (with 1 abstention) to not support the existing SUP […]

Carytown’s self-image?

Michael Paul Williams has a poke at the proposed development on Nansemond Street: The brouhaha over a proposed Carytown-area retail center is as much about self-image as it is about zoning or retail compatibility. Or, put another way: If the mystery anchor tenant turns out to be a Wal-Mart instead of a Whole Foods Market, […]

Don’t Big Box Carytown

One stance on the proposed development at the old Verizon building, from the Facebook for Don’t Big Box Carytown: An out-of-state developer has applied to put a national big-box retail chain store adjacent to the city’s oldest and most unique shopping district, Carytown. We want to preserve this historic district and its appeal by keeping […]

Carytown Merchants Association stays neutral on Verizon building

The RTD reported on Saturday that the Carytown Merchants Association is staying neutral on plans for the old Verizon building: In a letter to members, signed by Bob Broomfield, the association’s president, the group says it will support any development that meets the city’s master plan for the area. “The Carytown Merchants Association supports economic […]

What to do with the Verizon Building?

Carytown South resident Harry Kollatz provided me with this story and some commentary along with it. I’d love to hear your feedback as I think this story has legs and will be around for a while. http://www2.timesdispatch.com/business/2010/jul/01/VERI01-ar-261132/ I gotta agree with most of the commenters: we don’t need a fourth grocery in Carytown. But I […]