Shrubtown - Nov. 14, 2012

Opinion: Shrubtown

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By Marc Stopeck

Answer Book Editor/ Editorial Cartoonist / Weekly Sales Representative

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Blue Stone Disaster  

Posted: November 14th, 2012 2:54 PM

I do agree that the only factor against the day care center is the high end streetscaping. However, it's not like South Marion is completely lacking in childcare options: the YMCA is just up the street and the OPRF Day Nursery is around the corner.

John Butch Murtagh from Oak Park, Illinois  

Posted: November 14th, 2012 2:10 PM

Great comment Marc. It amazes me that is Oak Park are unaware that churches, hospitals, resorts, major corporations, and swanky hotels and restaurants have recognized that children need special space in their buildings. They are smart enough to know that if you want the business of adults, or the employment of parents, you have to accommodate the children. This whole affair is about ignorance and snobbery.

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