Second, the proposal would downzone
commercial property along Willamette that holds the greatest promise for redevelopment, while failing to guarantee key improvements like underground power lines, wide sidewalks, bike lanes and street trees, along with the temporary property tax exemptions that create financial feasibility.
They can lobby for changes in zoning laws that downzone
the area and prevent us from doing what we hoped to do with our own land.
hand-in-hand with proposals to downzone
neighborhoods facing development
That the city would downzone
prime residential land without any comment on the consequent loss of housing opportunities is extremely strange.
City of Miami, (33) Miami, Florida, developers had bought land expecting to build a multistory condominium property, and were thwarted when community activists succeeded in getting the city council to downzone
Katz ceded that in her role as chair of the Council's land use committee she didn't always endorse development- she worked to downzone
6,000 blocks in the city in order to protect character of neighborhoods from overbuilding - but she said that those who have negotiated with her know that "we have always managed to come out with what's best for the city.
Calls are growing to downzone
all of Carroll Gardens, a low-rise Brooklyn neighborhood lined with brownstones.
1994) (acknowledging that downzone
from one-acre zoning to