NIMBYism rears its head, again
I just read your page 3 article on Dec. 1 about a proposed housing development near the Catherine Store (“New housing development near Catherine Store possible”). It’s not clear from the article who this development might serve. But the reaction from the neighborhood has been swift.
As is the Aspen paradigm, the immediate reaction is, “Great, but not in my neighborhood.” You would like to see affordable housing for the workers who serve you, housing for the families who have great jobs in the community, but rents are going to force them to leave. Is this OK with all of you? It seems so.
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.