The battle over a controversial proposed condo building on formerly public parkland has officially ended, as a representative of developer Stewart Coleman informed city staff on Oct. 8 that he is withdrawing the proposed Parkside project to focus on a tavern he’s building nearby.
Letter tells developer Stewart Coleman he would have to resubmit plans for approval and conform to any adopted Downtown Master Plan elements
On May 19, attorneys representing Black Dog Realty and the heirs of George Pack made their respective cases before the N.C. Court of Appeals in Raleigh, reprising their arguments concerning a disputed piece of land that’s at the heart of the high-profile Parkside controversy. Last August, Buncombe County Superior Court Judge Marlene Hyatt ruled in […]
Crowne Plaza Resort to expand despite looming I-26 connector Cape and Newman suggest city loans for green upgrades It may turn out that the Asheville City Council can’t stop the Parkside condominium project, but that doesn’t mean they have to help it along. At their March 10 meeting, Council members decided to postpone a vote […]
Developer Stewart Coleman came to Council requesting a construction easement he needs for an access road running in front of his proposed Parkside development — a request Council voted unanimously to table.
Developer Stewart Coleman is proceeding with a request for a construction easement for a road through Pack Square park land at tonight’s Asheville City Council meeting.
Parkside “zombie” returns; activists want eminent domain In a rare 3-2 vote, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners narrowly agreed to delay endorsing one of the remaining options for the controversial I-26 connector until more information has come in. But less than 48 hours later, Commissioner K. Ray Bailey changed his mind, joining forces with […]
Buncombe County Board of Commissioners’ Dec. 16 meeting
Asheville’s Downtown Commission approved the demolition of the Hayes & Hopson Building by developer Stewart Coleman in a 7-2 vote on Dec. 12. The commission also recommended that any work at the site be postponed until an appeal resolves the legal status of an adjacent piece of parkland, which Coleman agreed to. Coleman’s controversial Parkside […]
Tomorrow is the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners last meeting of the year, with one major item, endorsing a plan for the I-26 connector, on the agenda. But expect the Parkside issue, due to the recently approved demolition of the Hayes & Hopson building, to come up as well.
Asheville’s Downtown Commission approved the demolition of the Hayes & Hopson building by developer Stewart Coleman in a 7-2 vote this morning. The commission also recommended that any work wait until an appeal resolves the legal status of a piece of an adjacent piece of parkland, which Coleman agreed to.
Asheville’s Downtown Commission will vote Friday morning on the proposed demolition of the Hayes & Hopson building by developer Stewart Coleman. Activists are opposing the move, asserting that it would destroy the nearby magnolia tree as well as a historic building.
Asheville developer Stewart Coleman‘s proposal to demolish the Hayes & Hopson Building is making its way through the city’s approval process, and Coleman says the 1905 structure could be torn down before the lawsuit that’s tying up his development proposal for the site is resolved. Numbered days?: Developer Stewart Coleman may move forward with the […]
Parkside developer’s demolition application making its way through approval process
Buncombe County has decided not to appeal Judge Marlene Hyatt‘s ruling that a parcel of disputed public parkland cannot be used for private development, a release announced this morning.
Developer Stewart Coleman will appeal a recent ruling declaring that a piece of public parkland he bought cannot be used for private development, an attorney for his company confirmed today.
There will be no written ruling this week in the Parkside lawsuit, the Buncombe County Clerk of Court’s office confirmed today, because Judge Marlene Hyatt, who ruled in favor of the Pack heirs last week, is on vacation.
Parkside easement request postponed 20 homeless people catch a break While the future of Stewart Coleman‘s controversial Parkside condominium project remains in some doubt, the Asheville City Council took action Aug. 26 on an adjacent piece of property that could one day become the site of a new performing-arts center. The show’s the thing: City […]
The Parkside dispute has only grown more intense over the past year, with both the Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners (who made the controversial sale of public parkland to developer Stewart Coleman in 2006) saying they would delay any action until a judge ruled on a lawsuit contesting the sale. […]
There’s so much going on in the heart of downtown Asheville that we thought it would be good to develop a way to help keep track of it: the new Mountain Xpress Web cam, an ever-vigilant cyber-eye trained on the new Pack Square Park and a news-making magnolia tree.