The absurdity of this development fills me with joy, and I have been chuckling all day since I read this article. The reason people are willing to spend exorbitant amounts of money to live in urban centers is to participate in a lively cultural/social scene. I can't imagine anyone expects to find that in Youngstown. Are we certain this isn't just another way for the owner to get development grants and gain a tax write off?
August 20, 2009 at 3:50 p.m.
"With people living downtown, there will be a need for a grocery store."
That is hilarious, there are already several hundred people living downtown and although they are not upscale, I'm pretty sure even the old, crazy, disabled and poor need to eat (and the government supplies them with sweet sweet foodstamps!).
August 20, 2009 at 3:22 p.m.
Maybe now Scott Burin can afford to divorce his wife and buy a house for his girlfriend Barb like he has wanted to for years.
August 19, 2009 at 1:06 a.m.
I think this earlier Vindicator article provides a more accurate view of Scott Burin and the abusive way he treats his tenants:
April 5, 2009 at 5:02 a.m.
April 5, 2009 at 4:50 a.m.