Letter writer read my mind on Comcast building plan

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I just read Carol Zavala's viewpoint [Opposing Madison apartments doesn't mean your racist, Viewpoints, Dec. 22]. I agree verbatim with everything she said and I am not a racist. I'm a black homeowner who grew up in the Englewood area. Having such a viewpoint as a black from an area where folks would probably be from who would benefit from this housing is difficult to reconcile.

As Ms. Zavala so eloquently said, there are more places in Chicago for this organization to develop their housing.

Melisa Byrd
Oak Park

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john murtagh from oak park  

Posted: January 3rd, 2011 10:18 PM

Dear Ms Byrd -- As an OP resident who has worked for the last four months to try to understand why the village would even consider the Comcast Building housing program, I appreciate your comments that are based on experience instead of speculation.

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