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johnnyliar

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Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« on: March 08, 2017, 08:06:16 AM »
The Murray Hill Community Garden Facebook page has announced that two new houses will be built on the land that is currently used as a community garden.

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SIT DOWN! This is going to be HARSH!
The owners of the land have sold this property out from under us. New owners have notified me that, as of today, we have 2 weeks to be gone before they start building 2 new houses on our garden. A staple of our neighborhood is lost. Anna and I will make use of our own yard for gardening, not sure how the rest will deal. I'm hurt to the bone!

https://www.facebook.com/Murray-Hill-Community-Garden-of-Jacksonville-514339871978601/

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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2017, 09:21:50 AM »
I'm sure there's another empty lot that can be used as a garden.
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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2017, 11:41:54 PM »
Stinks that location for the garden is gone but nice to see the neighborhood is growing.

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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2017, 02:26:17 PM »
But investors are building piece of crap cookie cutter homes everywhere.
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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2017, 04:07:38 PM »
But investors are building piece of crap cookie cutter homes everywhere.

I feel the same.  I said this in another thread:

In a lot of ways, this has already started happening. There are homes in Riverside on the other side of Park going for $350k. The current and planned projects in Murray Hill are very promising for the area.

Commercially, I completely agree with you. 

Residentially, I think we're (Murray Hill) about to get screwed over with a glut of cheaply constructed, out-of-place looking homes. 

Selfishly and hypocritically, I really wish that MHPA as more like RAP with regards to limiting the 'style' of residential that's allowed to be built per an overlay.  Right now, developers are gobbling up all the vacant lots and throwing up absolute shit homes that can't be more than $75-85/sf to build and are trying to sell them in the mid-to-high $100ks.  Most of the builder signs I see are also property management companies.  Which means if you can't gouge them in one shot, you can gouge them monthly with rents that are in the $1k to $1.8k range for a 3/1. 

And I'm not saying that any of this is horrible from a price perspective - it's actually right in line with what you can expect to pay for any of these 1930 bungalows, but based against the quality of what you're getting, it's a joke.
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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2017, 04:34:54 PM »
But investors are building piece of crap cookie cutter homes everywhere.
buy it and build what you think the community will support.
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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2017, 04:46:26 PM »
But investors are building piece of crap cookie cutter homes everywhere.
buy it and build what you think the community will support.

Yawn. Dumb.
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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2017, 04:49:06 PM »
But investors are building piece of crap cookie cutter homes everywhere.
buy it and build what you think the community will support.

Yawn. Dumb.

Nostalgia?  ;)
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Re: Murray Hill Community Garden land being sold
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2017, 05:10:40 PM »
But investors are building piece of crap cookie cutter homes everywhere.
buy it and build what you think the community will support.

Yawn. Dumb.

Nostalgia?  ;)

Someone's got to do it!  :D
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