With the Columbia City Council ready to reject the Richland Road rezoning request, the developer pulled out a large area of planned commercial development, the proposal’s most controversial section.
In the final days leading up to the Columbia City Council meeting where they could approve the 181-acre Richland Road rezoning request, I spoke with the one family whose property would be in the middle of the U-shaped request.
While most of the media’s attention was on the large Richland Road annexation request, I also looked at the smaller, but still dense annexation request adjacent at the Weiss property.
With the East Area Plan, the city’s planning document for the area, directly conflicting with the Richland Road rezoning request, the city staff chose not to revisit their recommendation that was issued before the planning document was created.
As the first part of a four-part series, I examined how the East Area Plan, which just passed, faces its first challenge with the Richland Road rezoning request.
The Perlow-Stevens art gallery, a fixture on Broadway, announced that they were moving to the North Village Arts District.