Reasons Why This Housing Development Game Should be Cancelled – A Team of Ineligible Players – Part 2

Many years ago Princeton University's basketball team came to Chicago to play the DePaul Blue Demons, coached by Ray Meyer. My husband (a Princeton graduate) and I went off to see the game. Princeton's slow and deliberate offense was in sharp contrast to the fast break basketball the University of Kentucky plays. It was at … Continue reading Reasons Why This Housing Development Game Should be Cancelled – A Team of Ineligible Players – Part 2

A Downtown Facade Grant Program Being Considered by Rocky Mount City Council

Believe me, this is an important step when talking about saving Main Street. Programs across the country, regardless of what they are called, that have focused on the restoration and renovation of the facades of their commercial Main Street buildings, have been successful in attracting business and downtown life.  After spending some time talking with our new … Continue reading A Downtown Facade Grant Program Being Considered by Rocky Mount City Council

‘Planting Your Flag in the Ground’ – Another City Council Meeting

"If you have eyes to see past the broken glass and boarded facades, if you look up as I do, you will see what I see. Commercial architecture holding the heartbeat and stories of Rocky Mount." -Stepheny Houghtlin This quote of mine is one approach to preservation. There are many avenues to pursue when considering … Continue reading ‘Planting Your Flag in the Ground’ – Another City Council Meeting