On Wednesday (May 24), the Chapel Hill Town Council will open a public hearing to consider a proposal to allow people to build duplexes and small homes throughout our community, […]
Everything awful said or implied about UNC students in the Town’s housing survey
One of the stranger things about Chapel Hill, a quintessential college town, is how many people here dislike college students. They dislike renters in general but have an extra level […]
Save Chapel Hill? From whom? For what?
On Monday, April 10, hours before the Chapel Hill Town Council was set to discuss a proposal to permit more housing to be built in the community, a sign appeared […]
A Milder Proposal: Town Staff Revises Its Plan for Missing Middle Housing
Over the past few months, Chapel Hill homeowners from Gimghoul to Greenwood, Hidden Hills to Laurel Hill, Colony Woods to Lake Ellen, have taken precious hours out of their day […]
Great news! The Orange-Chatham chapter of the North Carolina Sierra Club looks likely to support the Bolin Creek Greenway and missing middle housing. Hooray!
This is great news, as it aligns with national guidance provided by the Sierra Club! The BlogBlog caught wind of a brouhaha at the latest meeting of the Orange-Chatham chapter […]
This is the 1955 zoning map for Chapel Hill
We were looking through old Chapel Hill Town Council meeting minutes when we came across the 1955 zoning map from the town. Prepared by the Planning Board, the map set […]