Saving our Bluegrass? Big-Box Zoning Strikes at the Heart of our Walking Neighborhoods

Comparison between Marquis and Jif factory wall

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“In our view, city staff and the commission, by recommending for approval every element of the zone changes and variances sought and a building not a whit smaller than Kroger originally requested, effectively rewrote a shopping center into a zone to accommodate a single big-box structure far beyond anything the neighborhood and its streets can support. This is saving our Bluegrass with a vengeance. If this zone change with its egregious variances gets final council approval Aug. 13, we expect more to follow.”

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