Breckenridge Development At Old Middle School

The old middle school property on State Street was sold several months ago to Texas developer Breckenridge Land Acquisition, which specializes in college student housing. Neighboring residents' outcry about the initial plan for 900 "beds" (bedrooms) forced the developer to scale back somewhat. This show is an edited recording of a public meeting in which Scott Renaud of Fox Engineering, a local firm hired by Breckenridge to help with the design, presented a master plan for the development (showing 773 beds) and fielded questions from Ames residents. The drawings he refers to are available on the Ames Planning and Housing Department's website (go to "What's New").

Originally broadcast 08/06/2013
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