Anderson Village redevelopment proposal shelved

//Anderson Village redevelopment proposal shelved

Anderson Village redevelopment proposal shelved

This artist rendering shows the project originally proposed by local developer Chris Elsey in August. (Courtesy Chris Elsey)

A local developer has officially dropped plans for a multi-million dollar redevelopment of Anderson Village.

Chris Elsey says the project, which would have included apartments, a hotel, retail spaces and a parking garage among other amenities is dead due to a lack of support from the City of Manhattan and surrounding neighbors. Elsey’s plans had also included the potential for an indoor waterpark, similar to that of a facility in Garden City.

City officials questioned whether that type of development could fit in the location which faced parking and density issues.

Local renters union Renters Together MHK claimed a victory Wednesday and says it will continue to put together a Community Benefits Agreement with coalition partners to thwart what it calls “more unaffordable and unsustainable housing in the near future.”

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Anderson Village redevelopment proposal shelved

This artist rendering shows the project originally proposed by local developer Chris Elsey in August. (Courtesy Chris Elsey)

A local developer has officially dropped plans for a multi-million dollar redevelopment of Anderson Village.

Chris Elsey says the project, which would have included apartments, a hotel, retail spaces and a parking garage among other amenities is dead due to a lack of support from the City of Manhattan and surrounding neighbors. Elsey’s plans had also included the potential for an indoor waterpark, similar to that of a facility in Garden City.

City officials questioned whether that type of development could fit in the location which faced parking and density issues.

Local renters union Renters Together MHK claimed a victory Wednesday and says it will continue to put together a Community Benefits Agreement with coalition partners to thwart what it calls “more unaffordable and unsustainable housing in the near future.”

The post Anderson Village redevelopment proposal shelved appeared first on News Radio KMAN.

By |2019-09-12T08:52:14-05:00September 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Anderson Village redevelopment proposal shelved

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