Just a bit of useful background.
Our diamond-encrusted mayor giggles with giddy delight while accepting donations from each entity connected with the Lancaster Lofts project.
Lancaster-themed "Micro Lofts" soon will inhabit Duggins' anchor wasteland at the corner of Market and Vincennes.
Now a whole new round of obligatory campaign finance tithes can begin.
Work on Lancaster Lofts project in New Albany delayed, by John Boyle (Hanson's Folly)
... The 56-unit complex is expected to cost between $4.5 million and $5 million to build. The main style of the units will be micro-lofts, comprising roughly 300 square feet, with rent prices ranging from $550 to $850.
Once the construction process begins, it's expected to last eight to 10 months.
"We're still excited about it," Barber said. "We didn't anticipate all the delay, but we're looking forward to it. It's going to be good for the city. People are anxious, and we realize that."