REPORT: RE-ZONE WESTVILLE VILLAGE
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March 17, 2017, by Markeshia Ricks- "As plans emerge for some of its empty spaces, Westville’s commercial district has a new suggested plan for denser, less car-dependent development. The recommendations, which include a special zoning change just for the district, are featured in a report presented to the Westville Community Management Team.Students in the Yale Law School Community and Economic Development Clinic worked on the report for a year and a half in conjunction with the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance in the wake of the 2014 fire that burned the beloved Delaney’s Restaurant & Tap Room at Whalley and Central. Kendyl Clausen, a student with the clinic, told neighbors at the most recent Community Management Team meeting that the team realized early on that current zoning regulations for Westville Village would prevent the redevelopment of the now vacant former Delaney’s lot into what it was before —an alcohol-serving restaurant on the first floor with apartments above..." Click HERE to comment and red full article.
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