I still like my idea better (December 4, 2016).
Even better: Hang a Trabi right in the center.
But what happened to “wrapping” the parking garage with apartments and other luxury amenities — or did Cornerstone merely tithe the mayor’s re-election slush fund and move on to a different town?
March 19, 2017
Here’s one out the blue.
Redevelopment Commission secretary Adam “Where the Fix Is Always In” Dickey records Irving Joshua’s strange musings on the possibility of the State Street parking garage’s adaptive reuse (from the meeting of February 14).
Wouldn’t you love it if Cornerstone came back with a recommendation to convert the parking garage into a farmers market?
Why is DNA opposed to having an intelligent community discussion about the farmers market and its place in a revitalizing downtown without resorting to the misconceptions and scaremongering?
Moreover, if we’re paying engineering consultants to explore different uses for the parking garage, does it mean we don’t have a parking problem, after all?
We need to hurry with the public art solution before Dogs Playing Poker wins — again.