Category: Northern Arizona University

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 5, The community organizers

10 June, 2014 (14:00) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith Sources used in this post Arizona Daily Sun (October 13, 2013; teal font) Arizona Daily Sun comments (October 13, 2013; brown font) Amigos NAZ (November 1, 2013); red font) Jack Central (November 1, 2013; gray font) Arizona […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 4, The public hearing

9 June, 2014 (18:27) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith As we saw in the previous parts of this post, during the summer and fall of 2013 the Georgia-based student-housing developer, Landmark Properties, had secured site control for ‘parcel assembly’ (as it’s known in real estate circles) to combine multiple […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 3, The fleabag motel

6 June, 2014 (08:50) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Through the end of yesterday’s Part 2 we’d seen the developer’s vision for Blackbird Roost Street and encountered the mobile home parks residents, who quite understandably fear a future in which they are very likely to be evicted from their spaces and […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 2, The trailer park

5 June, 2014 (08:40) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]  By: David A. Smith Sources used in this post Arizona Daily Sun (October 13, 2013; teal font) Arizona Daily Sun comments (October 13, 2013; brown font) Amigos NAZ (November 1, 2013); red font) Jack Central (November 1, 2013; gray font) Arizona Daily Sun (April 25, 2014) Arizona Daily Sun (April […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 1, The footprint

4 June, 2014 (10:59) | Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

By: David A. Smith  A tale of a place can be a tale of people, of cities and neighborhoods, of the past, present, and future (as we saw with a site in Manhattan’s Lower East Side: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6), and in telling this story of seven […]