Letters to the Editor, Dec. 24-26, 2014
December 23, 2014
To the owners and developers of the Parkite on Main Street and to whomever approved this project,
As a resident of Rossi Hill, I have watched with encouragement the positive transformation of the old mall on Main Street into The Parkite. And then, to my dismay, the south wall was painted with a color that closely resembles glowing canned-pea green which I can only assume will be used for the rest of the building. Please have mercy on everyone north, south and east of your structure before you continue with that scheme!
The Wasatch is full of greens that would enhance your structure (evergreen, sage to name just two) instead of detracting from the architecture and causing all of us uphill from you to wince when we look out on what normally is a fun and attractive Old Town. Please take a hike or a drive for a better look and reconsider your ill-advised choice before you invest in more paint.
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