May 21, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Glenwood Springs Post Independent "A case for high density downtown living"

Here's to Don Ensign of Carbondale.

For voicing the the most sound option to date for prosperity and growth in downtown Glenwood Springs.

And the simplest, along with being nearly zero cost to taxpayers. 

Private development that builds high density downtown living.  Something that a few in the construction industry have been shouting out for years trying to achieve.

Don Ensign:
"...High density living is not for everyone, but my experience and that of others demonstrates a strong market for downtown housing, especially on sites proximate to natural amenities, recreation activities, quality shopping and dining, schools, libraries, etc., with all of which downtown Glenwood is richly endowed.

Glenwood Springs has the opportunity to be a model smart growth community due to an absolutely unique set of circumstances: a river confluence, wonderful scenery, trail system, excellent transit, downtown amenities and unparalleled public services. It would be a shame to squander such a rich legacy due to irrational or uninformed fears of density...."  (Read more?  Click title)

"Unapologetic pursuit and tracking of patterns within the news others make since 2010."

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