Residents concerned about development

By Pamela Schehl
February 18, 2010

FREDERICKTOWN — The old school on Taylor Street is gone. Two and one-half acres of the property have been sold to Fredericktown native Tom Carter and some residents are unhappy with Carter’s plans to build condominiums on the site. They expressed those concerns at a recent public hearing regarding his request to have the zoning changed from R1, single family residential, to a PND, planned neighborhood development designation.

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4 Responses to “What do you think of the proposed condominium development on Taylor Street?”

  1. Jonas

    Agreed Hazel, however those that have ran things in the past and others that continue to rent around the village have given the idea of multi family units and rentals a bad name.

    I just don’t understand what the draw is for additional housing in the village? Seriously, we need more housing options here? Seems weird.

  2. hazeleyes

    Well, if you had the right people running the development on Posey drive you wouldn’t have that problem! Condo’s are nice for those who can afford them, but with our economy as it is right now, who is going to be able to come up with that kind of money?

  3. Jonas

    Could be great for some of the property values for people living within the area along Taylor street and closeby streets. What none of us want is another set of apartments popping up in the village similar to 4 Posey Drive. Nice condos I am not opposed to, something that will turn into a Posey Drive situation I could see where there is a great concern.

    I’ve never met the man and due to scheduling have not been able to attend the meetings. Don’t we have enough available housing already in Fredericktown? I know I can’t walk more than two blocks from our house in Fredericktown and find a house for sale.

  4. Al

    Tom Carter has extensive development experience and I am sure if his project becomes a reality, it will be a positive addition to Fredericktown.