Though the DDA will make its recommendations this fall, Lowenstein continues, "there is no rigid timeline and the state of the economy will probably have more impact than anything else. If a developer with millions of dollars in the bank comes along, there could be a quick decision, but I am not aware of anyone waiting in the wings."
"We should have an atrium attached to the library, and invite craftsmen and artists to work there, and a little park in front of the library where they can display their stuff," says Herb David. "And we should have a skating rink in front of the library in the winter. Wouldn't that be great?"
[Originally published in November, 2012.]