Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Overton Square Public Meeting Jan. 16th

Posted By on Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 1:39 PM

I've just gotten word that a meeting between concerned citizens and the developers of Overton Square has been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 16th, at 10 a.m. at the Memphis College of Art's Callicott Auditorium.

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They should be presenting the proposed site design with both the building elevations and the construction materials. There will also be a walking tour of the site Sunday, Jan. 17th, between 2 - 3 p.m. and a follow-up meeting for citizen comment Saturday, Jan. 23rd, at 10 a.m., also at MCA.

Last month, the owner of the site postponed a request before the City Council to demolish buildings on the south side Madison at Cooper. I wrote a blog post about that here, as well as a longer In the Bluff column here about what the controversy is about. I also mentioned it in this Anderton's blog post.

On another note, I can't go to the first meeting, so if anybody wants to play roving reporter and do a guest blog for In the Bluff, please feel free to volunteer. Only stipulations are, I probably can't pay you and you have to use tons of dashes when you write it up. (Yes, that's what those weird A things are some of you always see when reading this blog — dashes in disguise!)

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