Category Archives: St. Joe’s

BZA Meeting Tonight

The monthly Board of Zoning Appeals’ meeting is tonight and there is a chance the Board will make its decision regarding the Ravens Head application.  Residents are encouraged to go to the meeting, although it is unclear whether there will … Continue reading

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More Church Coverage

Here is another round-up of articles and editorials: Inside Politics: St. Joseph’s could again be city’s problem (you can comment on this link, it is the same article just one has comments and one does not) Editorial: Different church, same fate? Metroland: No … Continue reading

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City Council Passes Resolution Against Brewery

Last night the common council passed a resolution 10-1 opposing the Ravens Head Brewery proposal, citing its conflict with our quiet residential neighborhood.  You can read the Times Union article here.  Again at the meeting, Historic Albany Foundation put forward the idea … Continue reading

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Many editorials on the Church have now been posted in the TU. Here is the list: Brewery Falls Flat, published December 14, 2012, Jenna Hecker. Saving Buildings Saves City’s History, published December 13, 2012, Bill Brandow. Letter: Buildings trump parking lots, published … Continue reading

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The Wall Street Journal just published this article which seems pretty timely for the current debate.  It is about how churches are being converted into homes all across the US, with success! As the article states, “[a]rchitects have found creative ways to … Continue reading

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TU Blogs are Chiming In

Table Hopping  Beer Nut Be sure to check out the comment sections and comment if you have an opinion!

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Update After Zoning Meeting

You can read the Times Union article covering the meeting here! A lot of neighbors turned out last night and among actual triangle residents the feeling was that this is a bad idea.  A few residents felt it would help … Continue reading

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Zoning Board Meeting Tonight!

The Board of Zoning Appeals meeting about St. Joe’s reuse as a brewery is tonight beginning at 5:30 pm City Hall, Common Council Chambers, 2nd Floor.  Everyone is welcome to come and speak!

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Neighborhood Meeting Back On!

Tuesday December 4th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ten Broeck Mansion, neighbors will gather informally to discuss concerns and learn more about the proposed Ravens Head Brewing project at St. Joe’s.  Historic Albany will be on hand to provide information.

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Brewery Application

Click here to view Ravens Head Brewing’s application to the zoning board. The application will be addressed at the neighborhood association meeting on December 4th.  The Board of Zoning Appeals will hear the application on December 12th.

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