The Task Force for St. Joseph’s Church held their first meeting on April 3rd. The meeting went well with various members of the neighborhood and neighborhood associations participating. The Task Force hopes to form a strong partnership with Historic Albany … Continue reading
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All Over Albany has an interesting article up about Ravens Head Brewing and their quest for another location. “Ravens Head Brewing has yet to hear whether the Albany BZA will approve a required variance for its proposed brewery/restaurant at St. Joseph’s, … Continue reading
Some thought that the BZA would make their decision regarding St. Joseph’s Church tomorrow night, but it looks like we will all have to wait a little while longer! From City Hall: CITY HALL TO CLOSE AT 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23RD … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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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