Roanoke council stalls proposal for higher ed center plaza

September 19, 2019 | The Roanoke Times

Acknowledging objections of Gainsboro residents, Roanoke City Council on Monday delayed the proposed sale of city land in Gainsboro to the Roanoke Higher Education Center to create a plaza at the school.

Council voted unanimously to delay action on selling the land, which is currently part of a city-owned parking lot on Centre Avenue across from the entrance to the Higher Education Center, until Dec. 16.

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