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Another blight on Aspen

Dear Editor:

I was shocked and appalled to read that the City Council was even considering the Aspen Club’s application for their proposed 188,970-square-foot development. The fact that the area is not zoned for anything of the sort is reason enough to oppose it, but hasn’t anyone noticed the huge structural skeletons that already exist in town?

These are failed timeshare and mixed-use projects that are a blight on our beautiful city, and never should have been approved in the first place! The fractional resorts that are here already are struggling to sell their inventory, and there is a huge glut of re-sales for which there are few takers.

I cannot think of a worse location or more ill conceived development to foist on one of the most beautiful areas in Aspen. What ever happened to growth control?

Our friends from Vail plan to move here to escape what they call “Vail-Mart.” Please do not let us slip into that same mode.

Roberta Allen Miller

Aspen


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