Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Empty Lot of the Week-- October 30th

Old City Tri-Cornered Lot

The Northwest, Southwest, and Southeast corners of 4th and Vine Streets.

Image from Google.
                        This is fucking pathetic. THREE unrelated surface parking lots on the same corner? That's ridiculous!! How did this happen? Why didn't anyone stop it? Old City is infested with NIMBYs that claim to care oh so much about their precious neighborhood. Why have they allowed a confluence of surface lots to exist for over 4 decades? This place is like a tri-cornered hat, but as an empty lot. A tri-cornered lot. We'll have to look at these three surface lots one-by-one.
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