Urban Planet: Historic Buildings as Parking Lots

Urban Planet is a daily roundup of  blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

Is it better than paving paradise to put up a parking lot? Residents in Cleveland are of two minds about proposed plans for the May Company building, a historic site for which developers are seeking permission to convert four floors into parking. Does the proposal save the heritage building from possible demolition or provide a substandard preservation option? The Atlantic Cities considers the question.

Image from The Atlantic Cities

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