Entries Tagged as 'Lane4'

A Very Belated Lane4 Campustown Project Update

August 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment

First in February and again in May, the Ames Progressive criticized the proposal to let an out-of-state developer completely redesign much of Campustown without adequate input from business owners and the community. (Full disclosure: The Space for Ames music venue, until recently a part of the same organization as the Progressive, is located in Campustown.) [...]

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Tags: Ames Prog Blog · Blogs · Gavin Aronsen · Lane4

Like Mountains Beyond Mountains

May 22nd, 2011 · 5 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. “We started with almost nothing, mostly our own collection.” Rob, co-owner of Mayhem Collectibles, rings up a [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Lane4 · May 2011

A Different Vision for Campustown

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. Campustown needs some love. But it does not need to be demolished in order to be improved. [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Nate Logsdon · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Embrace What’s There, Don’t Slash and Burn

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. It’s clear that our Campustown needs work. Regardless of your stance on the current situation with LANE4, [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Why Not a Slow and Steady Approach?

February 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. There are many problems evident concerning LANE4 and the revitalization of Campustown. However, I would like to [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Reconsider the Varsity Theatre

February 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. I really would have enjoyed having a movie theater by campus. I’m kind of disappointed that at no [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Instead of Demolition, Beautification

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. It is not necessary to tear down blocks’ worth of buildings in Campustown in order to improve [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Nate Logsdon · Of Local Importance