Chris Day and Phillip Woollcott

Technical Review Committee delays approval of Flatiron hotel plans

Citing unresolved questions about parking and a planned bike lane for Battery Park Avenue, the TRC continued its review until more information is available. The proposed 80-room hotel will likely come before the board again on Monday, Feb. 4, then face a hearing at the Downtown Commission on Friday, Feb. 8, followed by the Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday, March 6.

Technical knockout

Eliciting hisses of disapproval and cries of “Shame!” Asheville’s Technical Review Committee unanimously approved the retooled nine-story Parkside condominium development on July 7. A show of protest: An overflow crowd stood outside the Technical Review Committee meeting on Parkside. Photos By Jonathan Welch Since a height reduction in May avoided a level III conditional-use hearing […]