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Ithaca Voice article regarding two big housing projects (one at the waterfront, the other near downtown) which are facing different Nimbyism:

https://ithacavoice.com/2019/04/old-...lV78feqfNcnVvg

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A couple of articles from the Ithaca Times.

The first involves a public meeting for a fairly large (for Ithaca) proposed mixed use development. Th Nimbys were out in force:

https://www.ithaca.com/news/ithaca/r...788d7ffae.html




The next is an example of the support the artist community gets in Ithaca:

https://www.ithaca.com/entertainment...26ad8b921.html


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Now for some recent entries at the Ithacating blog.

First covers real estate and infill, renovating a downtown parking garage, renovation of an old Catholic school, new murals for the city, and an update on the Chain Works district.

https://ithacating.com/2019/04/10/news-tidbits-4-9-19/


Next is includes a possible new office building for Tompkins County, a major development for an old business park, affordable housing in suburban Trumansburg, Tax abatements, a Collegetown project, suburban auto dealer, and another mention of the Catholic school redevelopment.

https://ithacating.com/2019/04/12/news-tidbits-4-11-19/


Finally another mention of the artists space mentioned in the post above, a possible high end housing development in the suburbs, sprucing up Collegetown, and a possible site for more development in the West End.

https://ithacating.com/2019/04/13/news-tidbits-4-12-19/

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Quite a bit of info in a recent Ithacating blog entry:

https://ithacating.com/2019/05/12/news-tidbits-5-11-19/

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A couple of articles about suburban Lansing.

First is good news about what was a major blow to the Lansing tax base (from the Ithaca Times):

https://www.ithaca.com/news/tompkins...b56a5c6c2.html


Next is an Ithaca Voice summary of projects in Lansing:

https://ithacavoice.com/2019/05/gall...ew-in-lansing/


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A couple of articles from the Ithaca Times.

The first involves a public meeting for a fairly large (for Ithaca) proposed mixed use development. Th Nimbys were out in force:

https://www.ithaca.com/news/ithaca/r...788d7ffae.html




The next is an example of the support the artist community gets in Ithaca:

https://www.ithaca.com/entertainment...26ad8b921.html



it's eerie how similar Ithaca and Boise are in terms of vibe. full of NIMBYs and artists. no wonder an Ithaca developer is looking at projects in Boise.

when I saw the article about Artists Alley, I immediately thought of Freak Alley in Boise.
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it's eerie how similar Ithaca and Boise are in terms of vibe. full of NIMBYs and artists. no wonder an Ithaca developer is looking at projects in Boise.

when I saw the article about Artists Alley, I immediately thought of Freak Alley in Boise.
Good point, though Boise is a lot larger.


Some info about current residents upset with a project on South Hill near Ithaca College (from the Ithaca Times):

https://www.ithaca.com/news/ithaca/p...72727d003.html


Now on to some better news from the Ithaca Voice.


Summary of activity in Town of Dryden:

https://ithacavoice.com/2019/05/gall...new-in-dryden/


Some funding coming through for affordable housing:

https://ithacavoice.com/2019/05/stat...housing-plans/

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