john ott http://kbia.org en How zoning laws shape downtown Columbia http://kbia.org/post/how-zoning-laws-shape-downtown-columbia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>An influx of student housing downtown has Columbia wondering what will become of its beloved District, for better or worse. And the Niedermeyer house, the city’s oldest building, <a href="http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/local/niedermeyer-may-be-razed-for-student-housing/article_81c37584-91c3-5f38-b289-d09a8027d8dd.html">was almost demolished to make way for another high-rise apartment building</a>. But why is this happening?</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:00:41 +0000 Katie Moritz 32720 at http://kbia.org How zoning laws shape downtown Columbia How C-2 zoning could make or break Columbia http://kbia.org/post/how-c-2-zoning-could-make-or-break-columbia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most of downtown Columbia is zoned for "central business." &nbsp;But the same zone that lets developers build small boutiques with loft apartments lets in huge, disruptive housing complexes like the </span><a href="http://www.liveatbrookside.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Brookside Apartments</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:12:16 +0000 Scott Pham 32580 at http://kbia.org How C-2 zoning could make or break Columbia The future of downtown Columbia http://kbia.org/post/future-downtown-columbia <p><strong style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 14 May 2012 22:18:56 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 14129 at http://kbia.org The future of downtown Columbia