Jeramey Jannene
Eyes on Milwaukee

Developer Slays NIMBY Objectors

Why East Side development can move so slowly. And when developers can bypass the neighbors.

By - Sep 1st, 2014 02:28 pm
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Why East Side development can move so slowly. And when developers can bypass the neighbors. Back to the full article.

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5 thoughts on “Eyes on Milwaukee: Developer Slays NIMBY Objectors”

  1. judith ann moriarty says:

    JJ: looks like the Goll Mansion heated controversy is ready to ignite once again. allegedly the house is going to be developed after all. folks on the north side of the 1522 On The Lake building fought it once, will they fight it again?

  2. Essa says:

    Curious as to why author’s location at time of fire is relevant to this story. Also curious why developer’s first name was used in some places in story and last name in other places.

  3. Dave Reid says:

    @Essa Thanks. I’ve correct the last name / first name issue.

  4. I had originally written the piece as part of our more whimsical Friday Photos columns. I realized there was more to be discussed though, and changed directions. That anecdote could have been left on the cutting room floor.

  5. A significant example of “as-of-right” construction is the remarkably ill-proportioned building at 1691 N. Marshall St., a 6-unit condominium constructed in 2006 on a 6,577 square foot lot. It mars an otherwise lovely and mostly late 19th century block just south of (and in full view of) E. Brady St. I asked Ald. Mike D’Amato about the building before it was constructed, and he said there was nothing that could be done to change the design, as it was an “as-of-right” development. Yet there is considerable resistance to creation of zoning overlay districts that might ameliorate the problem. The short-lived East Village overlay district (generally northwest of E. Brady St. and N. Humboldt Ave.) was disbanded in 2010 following legislation introduced by Ald. Kovac.

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