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'Size matters' to Cherokee Triangle residents

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Residents of the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood held a rally on their front lawns Sunday. Residents of the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood held a rally on their front lawns Sunday.
The neighborhood association believes the proposed 17-story Willow Grande condo building would be too big. The neighborhood association believes the proposed 17-story Willow Grande condo building would be too big.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Residents of the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood held a rally on their front lawns Sunday to show their opposition to a proposed 17-story condominium building called Willow Grande.

The group came armed with more than 400 signatures and hundreds of yard signs that read "Size Matters -- Stay True to the Triangle." The neighborhood association believes the building would be too tall and too wide. It would fill the space currently occupied by the Bordeaux apartments.

Willow Grande would require special zoning. The developers are seeking a zoning change to R-8A zoning for high-rise buildings. The space is currently zoned for single family homes and small apartments only.     

The Louisville Planning Commission will hold a hearing about the proposed building on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at the Douglass Community Center.

Phone calls placed to Jefferson Development Group, the group behind Willow Grande, were not returned. 

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