Posted on 26 September 2014.
Posted in Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, food
Posted on 24 September 2014.
An illustration of how downtown Davidson might look with four-story buildings, from a town presentation. Taller buildings downtown (though not on Main Street) are among the planning amendments under consideration in town. (Davidson Planning Department illustration)
Updated 9:36am Thursday
By JONATHAN COX
The planning ordinance, which dictates many aspects of building design in Davidson, is up for an overhaul, and town officials are looking at changes in everything from affordable housing to building heights downtown. The issue came up again at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting and is the topic of two public meetings over the next month, including one Thursday at Town Hall.
As commissioners continue discussing the changes between now and December, they’re trying to balance two main goals: allowing growth while maintaining the town’s unique character.
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Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Living with Growth, Planning & Development, Politics, Public works
Posted on 17 September 2014.
Kristen Feighery, organizer of Saturday’s art crawl and owner of Sanctuary Gallery, says visitors are looking for more activities in downtown Davidson. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
What a Saturday it’s going to be in downtown Davidson.
The Run for Green half-marathon, Davidson Farmer’s Market, Yoga on the Green and a downtown art crawl will make Main Street the place to be. It’s also Homecoming Weekend at Davidson College, and all the local hangouts will be buzzing with music, shopping, and food … to mention community.
Kristen Feighery of Sanctuary Gallery, the organizer of Saturday night’s gallery crawl, is excited at the lineup this weekend. “There’s something for people to do from early in the morning to 11 o’clock at night,” she said. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Calendar, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Letter from the Editor, Life in Davidson