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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Enfield Officials Deny CREC Request To Keep 10-Foot Fence

    ENFIELD – The town's zoning board of appeals Monday night denied a magnet school's request to keep a fence, which does not comply with the town's zoning regulations. The fence is part of the town's cease and desist order effecting construction at...
  • Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours

    Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours
    The potential impact on flooding, property values and open space were among the issues that brought hundreds of people to a meeting that stretched on for eight hours about a proposed Northbrook-area housing development. The proposal, headed by...
  • Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board

    Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board
    The Annapolis housing authority created a new position for Carl O. Snowden, whom the city's mayor decided not to reappoint to the authority's board. Snowden's five-year term as chairman of the board of the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore endorsements [Editorial]

    Baltimore endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Baltimore City: District 40 Three incumbents are running for re-election in this district, which covers a large swath of Midtown and West Baltimore, but they have drawn an unusually large number...
  • Why zoning appeals authority is key [letter to The Aegis]

    The following was sent to members of the Harford County Council. A copy was provided for publication. I oppose Council Bill 14-21 which would eliminate the County Council as the Zoning Board of Appeals. The County Council of Harford County embraces...
  • Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County

     Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County
    Neighboring mayors and environmentalists expressed concerns but withheld judgment Wednesday about a proposed gas-fired power plant in far northwest suburban Oakwood Hills. The main concern was that the generating plant might draw too much groundwater...