Great HENA annual meeting on Aug 25th

Thank you everyone for coming! We had about 35 people, ate great food (thanks in part to the City's Neighborhood Activities grant) and got to hang out with each other. We also talked about the status of: our conservation overlay initiative the upcoming Neighborhood Improvement Grant (that could be worth about $6,500 for us in … Continue reading Great HENA annual meeting on Aug 25th

Longmont Land Development Code a Win-Win

We've seen a recent win-win for both commercial sectors and Historic Eastside residents with what we've been calling a "Transition Zone." As Paula Fitzgerald, of the HENA Leadership Team puts it, the compatibility section of the new Land Development Code encourages "...high quality development...and protects residents who live next door to commercial uses. It’s a win-win … Continue reading Longmont Land Development Code a Win-Win

Show up & stand up for the Transition Zone on July 24th 

Please support the Transition Zone on the east side of Kimbark. It abuts Lower Downtown, so it applies to properties adjacent to our RLE zone. (Technically speaking, the Transition Zone is the Residential Compatibility section of the new Land Development Code). The city council meeting on July 24th to should be the first of two readings before it becomes … Continue reading Show up & stand up for the Transition Zone on July 24th 

Why we need a Transition Zone between the Historic Eastside and Lower Downtown

Giant, insensitive blocks built right up against delightful, small, historic homes. Blocks that are taller than almost all of the buildings along Main. No privacy, backyards plunged into shadow, increased parking pressures... This elevation shows what is possible here in Longmont taken to its logical conclusion. (And we've been seeing this sort of thing in … Continue reading Why we need a Transition Zone between the Historic Eastside and Lower Downtown