After reading Michael Corso’s critique of the proposed building at 203 S. Marion, I want to add some questions of my own.
What need does this very large building (158 units) with inadequate parking (123 spaces) fill in our crowded downtown neighborhood?
Why has the Plan Commission not explained/defended their choices in this new construction?
What other companies have submitted designs that the commission rejected?
I understand that construction companies are focused on profit but what is the primary focus/goal of our very own planning commission?
Lastly, is there any reason to believe that resident input would be valued and welcome in this important endeavor?
Shelly Uslenghi, Oak Park