Stop Hayes Barton Baptist Church House Demolition

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Cynthia Lerma
2 years ago
I agree.. do not destroy homes for more parking

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Ken Nagel
2 years ago
It's important to be considerate of neighbors. Putting church members convenience needs for a few hours a week over residents who live there 24/7 and bought into a neighborhood for it's charm & atmosphere is downright selfish. Just because you can doesn't mean you should.

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Diane Schmidt
3 years ago
This loss of these historic homes would be significant for the Five Points neighborhood. That it would be done for a parking lot is disgusting.

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Ashlea Bollendorf
3 years ago
I can’t believe anyone thinks demolishing historic homes to build a parking lot is a good idea. We need to stop this now!

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Mara Frank
3 years ago
As Anne Burke says, "Please do not move forward with this plan. It’s unconscionable and unfair."
This ridiculous paving plan would alter Five Points in a very detrimental way.
How many parking spots would the church gain from this? Enough? How many more houses will have to go?
The church should work with the city to find a better parking solution. And the church should do *its* part to improve the Five Points community, not tear it down.

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Blair W
3 years ago
First it was the proposal of the high speed rail going through Five Points, next came the storage facility on Sunrise and now demoing 6 houses to put a parking lot on one of the most expensive streets ITB.

What brought me to Five Points 12 years ago was the old charm and the preservation of character through thoughtfully updated bungalows. What aided my decision in leaving a year ago was the influx of McMansions that looked like every other house in North Raleigh.

An alternative idea, nix the parking lot plan and have Skype sermons instead. Better yet, just forget Sunday services altogether, because how many more centuries are going to be spent teaching such ludicrous hypocrisies...?

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Patrick M Arthur
3 years ago
People need homes, dammit!

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Katina Gad
3 years ago
This was the house I grew up in, this part of Raleigh is where the little bit of culture that's still here comes from, its some of the only "affordable" rental housing in the area. Tearing this block down to build a parking lot is a contribution to the gentrification of Raleigh, it should not be done.

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Deanna Adams
3 years ago
Homes filled with people bind this community together, not a little-used and unnecessary parking lot. Hayes Barton Baptist needs to adapt to the times, and adopt what other neighborhood churches are doing...engage their congregation with multiple services on Sundays and re-work their parking lot to alleviate pre-school parking problems.

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John Constance
3 years ago
My home has always been my corner of paradise. Don’t tear down paradise to put up a parking lot...for God’s sake.