Rainey Street Shock Troopers

What will the redevelopment of Rainey Street mean?

Our buddy Shawn Shillington over at Austinist talks about the implications of Perry Lorenz, Robert Knight, and Knight Real Estate Corp.'s decision to sell off more than a dozen acres of land near Downtown, on Rainey Street. Don't miss the Flickr slide show he links.

It will be a travesty if City Council, in the throes of public hand-wringing over ad hoc zoning decisions, allows Rainey to be developed without a fair, equitable, and established formula for building affordability into the area. Get cracking!

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