A month after battering the design as bland and too mall-like, planning commission members voted unanimously in favor of the project after architects tweaked certain elements to address their concerns. (P-G, Mark Belko)
As you can now see, the building will utilize electric power.
Asked about the criticisms commission members made of the Uptown arena's design April 8, Sawyer said: "The last time they didn't see what was shown today, the evening shot, which really tells the story of this design. The atrium in the front allows everyone to see the energy and electricity inside." (Trib, Jeremy Boren)
Planning Commissioner Todd Reidbord complained last month that the...
What is he still doing there?
Come to think of it, what ever happened to the slew of board moves and appointments that Mayor Ravenstahl seemed to make last month, only to table? Are the Housing, Parking, and Stadium authorities actually permitted to transact public business without an active member of council sitting on them?