TD grant will help formulate affordable-housing plan in Unity Park area

As the city inches closer to beginning site work for its planned Unity Park, a planning grant from the TD Charitable Foundation will formulate a plan for affordable housing in the Southernside neighborhood which borders the park.

Affordable housing incentives, possibilities for ‘missing-middle housing’ part of proposal for Unity Park area

Developers will have added incentive to build affordable and workforce housing in the area near Greenville’s new Unity Park under a proposed community character plan and form-based zoning plan.

Who is Lila Mae Brock and why is the city commissioning a statue of her?

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Unity Park construction expected to begin in fourth quarter of 2019

Construction on Unity Park, the city of Greenville’s newest signature park planned west of downtown, could begin in the fourth quarter of 2019.

City: Building affordable housing on city-owned property around Unity Park way to fight rising property values, housing costs

Arguably the city owns some of the most valuable and developable land in Greenville — 25 acres along the edges to a couple of blocks away from the new Unity Park. The city plans to use that land for new affordable housing to counter rising property values and housing costs around the park and in the surrounding neighborhoods near downtown that some say are squeezing lower income and working class residents out.

Augusta, Village of West Greenville trolley service to end for the season

Enjoy the ride while you can.

New Augusta St., Village trolley routes to begin Thursday

Greenlink’s expanded trolley service to Augusta Street and the Village of West Greenville will begin Aug. 3.

Lillian Brock Flemming touts record, ability to get things done

Lillian Brock Flemming knows as a single vote on a seven-member City Council, she can’t accomplish much by herself. But her ability to work with residents, fellow councilmembers and the private sector has allowed the veteran council member to get things accomplished. She’s running for another term as District 2 representative.

City Council candidates tout experience to Alta Vista residents

Filing for the three Greenville City council seats that will be up for grabs hadn’t ended yet, but that didn’t stop five candidates from starting to campaign at the Alta Vista Neighborhood Association’s meeting Tuesday night.

New trolley routes should start this summer

Beginning this summer, residents in Alta Vista, West Greenville, Southernside and Hampton-Pinckney neighborhoods will be able to jump on a trolley to get around downtown and to some of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.