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  1. This is happening all over the place from the middle to western Main Line. Horrible. All manner of residences being shoe-horned into every square foot of remaining space, with all the subsequent problems that come with it. Municipal decision makers are deaf to their constituents’ protests. Threaten to not vote for them and see whether they listen to that. I don’t think they will but worth a try.

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  2. When I was First Ward Commissioner back in the 1990s there was terrible flooding of the Strafford Ave homes from both the Spread Eagle shopping center and Mrs. Hamilton’s property. The run-off from Spread Eagle was partially mitigated, but nothing from the Hamilton property. There was a literal river running down her property. Radnor does a terrible job at mitigating water run-off. This is a huge

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  3. Apparently Chester County asked Radnor not to develop this property if at all possible.

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  4. This is just the worst news. My husband and I are in the process of purchasing a property on Strafford that backs onto the plot they are trying to develop. We close early April and thought how lovely it was to have the land behind us! I was even eyeing it up with dreams of acquiring the land and developing it into a community garden or something fun like that! We will be there to protest with

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    • Thank you for your comment. Glad we can spread the word!

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  5. I’d like to hear the reasons why the development is happening. Always good to know both sides of an issue.

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    • The developer will profit. Everyone else loses.

      Stormwater management is a disaster in the area. Traffic is terrible on these streets as well

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    • Hi! If we weren’t in a pandemic I could meet you for coffee! I could fill you in on what we know so far. And remember when I almost drowned in the old Eagle School flood waters a couple summers ago? Thank goodness our boys were here watching their sister or this could be a very different post. Dangerous is an understatement for stormwater here, let alone traffic. Hope all is well and looking

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