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Park Avenue Condos.

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olrob    15

I like these.  Nothing dramatic, but classy looking and will age well.

I agree, classic design, not too trendy.

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Skyliner    38

I had hoped to see something similar to Ridgeland at the Park and this proposal delivered an excellent result. Park Avenue is a pleasant place to live in a quiet part of Downtown with convenient access to the area's best urban amenities.

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GvilleSC    89

The North End is quickly gaining a lot of momentum. I'm glad we have a solid trolley system in place. Expansion on that system of movement will be good for downtown-- hopefully transitioning it to a legit commuting option for those of us who live downtown and work in another district of the urban core.

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StrangeCock    41

I actually really like the design. But...I'm terrified that they will clearcut the heck out of the area. It's such a nice, shady little valley with lots of trees. There's probably no way they can build something so large without turning the area into an arid desert.

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btoy    20

The attractiveness of the site is the trees along the creek along with the creek, that is an amenity, I think you will see that most of those will remain.  You can look at the attached package, it includes the landscaping and tree plan.  For the most part the new building is sitting in the footprint of the current building and parking.

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MAJIKMAN    25

Is this thing approved or did we miss something? He's talking like it. I still think its a bad idea. I've been talking to a few people about it. Alot of people say its a good location for condos. Just not this one. I guess we'll have to see what is said at review.

And remember what i said about Westfield and Academy..... Well the same applies. We saw what happenned to that.

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Gville2012    14

Is this thing approved or did we miss something? He's talking like it. I still think its a bad idea. I've been talking to a few people about it. Alot of people say its a good location for condos. Just not this one. I guess we'll have to see what is said at review.

And remember what i said about Westfield and Academy..... Well the same applies. We saw what happenned to that.

Looks like the Westfield/Academy will be back up for review with a parking garage per the DRB notice. Plans not uploaded yet.

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gman430    745

Is this thing approved or did we miss something? He's talking like it. I still think its a bad idea. I've been talking to a few people about it. Alot of people say its a good location for condos. Just not this one. I guess we'll have to see what is said at review.

And remember what i said about Westfield and Academy..... Well the same applies. We saw what happenned to that.

Westfield at Academy is still very much alive.

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MAJIKMAN    25

Westfield at Academy is still very much alive.

 

I didn't say it wasn't. But it did have to change my friend. I suspect that this may change as well. I will be surprised if this get built as is or at all.

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gman430    745

I didn't say it wasn't. But it did have to change my friend. I suspect that this may change as well. I will be surprised if this get built as is or at all.

I doubt you'll see this change and I personally hope it doesn't.

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GvilleSC    89

The price point seems too high. This location seems like it could have been an opportunity for some affordable condo option for young professionals. For reasons that include: that it backs up to the jail, is on the periphery of downtown (not the heart), and is in the Currently under developed North End.

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gman430    745

The price point seems too high. This location seems like it could have been an opportunity for some affordable condo option for young professionals. For reasons that include: that it backs up to the jail, is on the periphery of downtown (not the heart), and is in the Currently under developed North End.

Affordable and condos don't go together when you're talking about downtown.

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GvilleSC    89

Affordable and condos don't go together when you're talking about downtown.

I would say that Pendleton West falls into that category as an affordable "for purchase" option downtown. However, it is a rare option and those units don't sit on the market for very long.

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