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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • East Hartford Authority Close To Finalizing King Court Sale

    EAST HARTFORD — The sale of King Court, a financially troubled, moderate-income housing complex, to Goodwin College should be final by the end of the summer, officials with the East Hartford Housing Authority said. "We are in the final stages of...
  • Can a Frank Gehry design help change the dynamic of Watts?

    Can a Frank Gehry design help change the dynamic of Watts?
    He is putting the finishing touches on an elegant new museum in Paris. He has created a demure renovation plan for the nearly century-old Philadelphia Museum. And Michael Govan, the director of the L.A. County Museum of Art, has floated his name for a...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]

    'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]
    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • Allentown zoning board makes no ruling on Two City Center sign

    A decision that could have an impact on the look of downtown Allentown has been put on hold. On Monday evening, the city's Zoning Hearing Board delayed deciding on a proposed 172-square-foot digital billboard on the newly constructed Two City Center....
  • Goal Of New Wethersfield Zoning Officer Is 'Compliance'

    WETHERSFIELD -- There's a new zoning sheriff in town. Monica Holloway, the town's newly hired zoning enforcement officer, started work about three weeks ago, according to Town Manager Jeff Bridges. Holloway's job is to enforce zoning and property...
  • Museum celebrates wild weather

    The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change. But what happens when the weather turns foul? The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
  • Officials act in Winter Park's best interests: My Word

    I serve on Winter Park's Planning and Zoning Board and offer Cynthia Mackinnon's My Word on June 17 as a demonstration of emotion absent fact — and this from a retired judge ("Citizens speak up, is Winter Park listening?"). People appearing at a...
  • Plan to add roundabouts on Hollywood Boulevard divides neighborhood

    Plan to add roundabouts on Hollywood Boulevard divides neighborhood
    Some residents claim Hollywood Boulevard has become a speedway, with cars barreling to and from the beach. City Hall has a possible solution: Two roundabouts, at 11th and 15th avenues, that would force traffic to slow down. There is also talk of...
  • Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis

    Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis
    A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake. Chicago Public Schools...
  • Winnetka OKs downtown consignment shop

     Winnetka OKs downtown consignment shop
    The Winnetka Village Council on Tuesday unanimously approved granting a special use permit allowing a luxury consignment shop to open its doors in the village's downtown business district. KMK Luxury Consignment, which will sell used but high-end apparel...
  • Treatment Trends gets nod from Allentown zoning board

    People recovering from drug addiction have another place to turn in Allentown. On Monday, the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board approved by unanimous vote the repurposing of the former Allentown Veterans Sanctuary into a halfway house. The house will be...