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Design changes proposed in February 2012 for hotel/apartment building at the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets in Downtown Lawrence.

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kuhusker 2 years, 6 months ago

Looks nice. Glad the developers want to build downtown instead of in the suburbs. The neighbors should have a voice, but not a veto; hope the City Commission looks at the interests of the whole town and approve this.

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Hooligan_016 2 years, 6 months ago

How about some outdoor patio space? Or some additional places to sit? I think the building looks OK, but the space around is just dull.

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flyin_squirrel 2 years, 6 months ago

They should build it taller. The neighbors are going to complain no matter what they do, so lets enhance downtown and build it taller.

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frankfussman 2 years, 6 months ago

This is terrible. Get someone else in to give us a smaller, more esthetic building.

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akuna 2 years, 6 months ago

Great project. Bland/dated architecture. I don't blame the developers or the architects. Our city is stuck in the past when it comes to architecture. The only way to get something built in this city is to appease the ho hum aesthetics of the populous.

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Kari Wempe 2 years, 6 months ago

Downtown Lawrence will start looking like every other suburban town in Johnson County. Doesn't originality count for anything anymore? What about some architecture that reveals the elegant past of Lawrence with the new amenities inside. How I hate cookie cutter buildings...sigh....

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Flap Doodle 2 years, 6 months ago

Were architects without actual architecture degrees consulted? Has drainage been adequately planned?

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seriouscat 2 years, 5 months ago

Developers:

"Hey Lawrence, you didn't say yes...but your 'no' couldn't have been sincere....you were showing so much skin...clearly you were looking for it...asking for it. You just wanted something less aggressive. Something that makes you feel like we care. You are so needy and desperate. We just want to show you how much we love you!"

"Now bend over some more because we're not done."

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