The Crossroads on Route 312 Posted by: “Lynne Eckardt” firstname.lastname@example.org lynneeckardt Date: Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:30 pm ((PDT))
Well, well, well… If you’re living in Southeast guess what’s looming in your future? And I do mean looming. C’mon, take a guess… a wild guess.
A six (6) story, 200 room hotel! And if that’s not bad enough it’ll be accompanied by 250,000 square feet of retail. Where, you might ask? That’s easy. Where else but on property currently zoned ‘Rural Commercial’ (RC). Because nothing says “rural” like almost a half million square feet of shopping and 200 ‘upscale’ suites.
My head is gonna explode.
Seriously we have yet another overblown, out-of-scale, unnecessary, worthy-only-of-Danbury, brought-to-you-by- the-always-debonair-Harold Lepler project in the works. It will be located across Route 84 from that beacon of great design- the ‘Highlands/Home Depot’ shopping center (I guess because that’s been so successful, what with Linen’s and Things long gone).
At the regular Town Board meeting last night the entire dog and pony show was sadly predictable including the usual cast of characters. Presenting the latest travesty was Mr. L’s landscaping firm of choice, LADA (shockingly minus Terry Hahn- who must be on [...]