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Politics
1:00 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

How zoning laws shape downtown Columbia

The vast majority of downtown Columbia is zoned C-2
Credit www.gocolumbiamo.com

  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, was almost demolished to make way for another high-rise apartment building. But why is this happening?

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Politics
11:46 am
Tue March 12, 2013

"Tentative agreement" to save the Niedermeyer building

The Niedermeyer building
Ryan Famuliner KBIA file photo

UPDATE: 2:00PM, March 12:

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Politics
11:58 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Moratorium on demolitions in downtown Columbia fails

The Niedermeyer building
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Columbia City Council voted Tuesday night against an ordinance that would have put a created a six-month moratorium on demolition permits in downtown Columbia.

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Business Beat
4:24 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

America's next top beef cow

Thousands of years of selective breeding went into producing the best beef possible. Now, that's changing.
Credit Adam Kuban/flickr / http://www.flickr.com/photos/slice/482963344/

Columbia City Council is considering an ordinance that would put a temporary abeyance on demolition permits in downtown Columbia. This comes on the heels of a petition to demolish the oldest building downtown. KBIA’s Ryan Famuliner has a report on the zoning classification the council is looking at.

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Politics
5:16 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

City Council to consider suspending demolition permits in downtown Columbia

The ordinance was introduced after a demolition permit was filed for the Niedermeyer building in downtown Columbia.
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

The Columbia City Council is considering an ordinance that would put a temporary abeyance on demolition permits in downtown Columbia. 

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