Please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend the May 14 hearings on the latest Kohl condo proposal. Download our flyer (PDF, 394 KB) and pass it around freely. The flyer includes a review of our major objections to the proposal.
Request a free yard sign from email@example.com. We’ll let you know where to pick it up, or we’ll bring it to you if that’s more convenient. You don’t have to live on North Street to show your green. Any resident of Northampton may request one.
Latest Kohl Condo Proposal: Hearings Set for May 14
Impervious Surface: New Condo Proposal Differs Little from Previous One
Our Guest Article at Northampton Redoubt: “The Kohl condo proposal and the Struggle Over the Meaning of Infill”
Our Ad in the April 11 Gazette: Slab-on-Grade Foundations Raise Questions of Durability
Planning Board Debates Kohl Condo Density – Quotes from the March 26 Hearing
Knoxville Infill Housing Design Guidelines: Lessons from Experience
Following World War II, many single family neighborhoods were rezoned to permit apartments. This was done under an urban development theory that the highest density housing should be close to the central business district. The results have been mixed. In some instances the design of multi-unit buildings are completely out of context to older neighborhoods with apartment buildings looking like they should have been part of suburbia. In places where multi-unit housing is permitted (such as areas with R-2 or R-3 zoning), it is essential to neighborhood stability that new apartment buildings be designed in scale and context with the early architectural features of the neighborhood…
Earth Day Photo Essay: Spring Buds in the North Street Woods