Possible rehab, development considered for Austin Root House
Original post made on Mar 3, 2013
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on Mar 3, 2013 at 10:25 am
This is pretty strange article. Have I been having hallucinations, or is there not already a huge, hideous, utterly out-of-place rear addition to the historic A-frame/craftsman that was pushed forward to Railroad Avenue on the northeast corner of Linda Mesa?
This project represents in no ambiguous way what an abject failure our planning commission and council members are in representing the interests of Danville citizens.
Did some brilliant architect win an award for the rear addition? "Let's use one of little Tyler's building blocks for a model, add a couple windows, make sure it towers over everything in the area like a giant carbuncle, and submit it to Architectural Digest for review."
Yeah, that's the ticket. Thanks again to the planning commission, and Newell and Arny for their diligent service.
on Mar 3, 2013 at 7:19 pm
Exactly....I wrote about this 6 months ago. This building is most curious. It's like they crammed a residential unit behind the most ugly painted house in downtown Danville. Brown on Brown....Thanks Newell and Renee...one more reason why we feel the incumbents are ruining our town.
on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:27 am
So..... the fact that a private property owner is seeking approval to alter his property (but hasn't actually applied for or received permission to do so, and is getting discouraging messages from the Town staff) means that "the incumbents are ruing our town?"
Are you folks really that desperate to find stuff to complain about that you post this nonsense? Do you even read the articles before writing your predictable criticisms of what you assume the answers are of people who haven't even been asked a question yet?