A pretty fair description overall of our effort to protect our neighborhood’s character while we undergo inevitable change, though we’d make one correction. Go have a read!
Residents in a neighborhood near downtown are pushing for the area to become a historic district in an effort to prevent new development* and drastic changes.
The Raleigh City Council initiated a plan to give the Glenwood-Brooklyn neighborhood a historic designation.
The title would slow development changes in the area, including teardowns of existing homes, said Martha Lauer, executive director of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission.
* This really shouldn’t say “prevent new development” as that’s not our goal, we want to have a say about how it occurs.