My wife and I have happily lived in the Stonewall area since 1997. I know of several times that developers have tried to build office and apartment complexes in our area — all of which defied all points of logic.
We have in Fayette County, including the south end, a tremendous number of apartments and apartment complexes and office units that are not full. Yet, now we are being told that we need to damage neighborhoods and ruin sensible traffic flow plus safety with more and more strangulation by congestion. Why? No one seems to have the answer because there is not one legitimate answer.
From the beginning, the whole Stonewall area has been zoned purely residential and not for multipurpose use. To change to a multipurpose area now would cause no end of problems, including some very costly ones.
What will you say to people in the area when their kids cannot ride their bikes safely down the streets anymore? What will you say to families when some child gets hit by needless, unwise traffic? What will you say when you bring more congestion to Man o’ War Boulevard?