TCU has plans for parking lots along Merida and Princeton

first_imgFacebook Last month, the university’s rezoning request was approved by the Fort Worth Zoning Committee. The city council is scheduled to vote on it Feb. 7. ReddIt Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday printAs TCU gears up for another round of construction, crews are working to make sure there’s adequate parking.The university has asked the city for permission to build parking lots in the 2900 block of Merida Avenue and  in the 2800 block of Princeton Street where houses once stood.The Merida Avenue block is being converted into a parking lot to complement the anticipated renovation of the Neeley School of Business, Todd Waldvogel, associate vice chancellor of facilities and campus planning, wrote in an e-mail. He added the Princeton Street block will help make space for the proposed TCU School of Music Village.Neighborhood resident and junior interior design major Sheridan Johnston said she wishes TCU would use the land for a new interior design building, but imagines a new parking lot would benefit many commuting students. The new interior design building is planned for a lot at West Cantey Street and Greene Avenue.The TCU Neeley expansion is expected to begin construction in summer of 2017, said Elaine Cole, public relations marketing and communications manager for the business school. The TCU School of Music Village does not have a projected start date for construction yet. Twitter Linkedin Linkedin Breakdown: what the arsenals of the world are packing Facebook Previous articlePitcher Howard makes his last run as a frogNext articleRec reaching “busy season” as students get in shape for spring break Betsy Foresman RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Betsy Foresman Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Betsy Foresman Russia re-elects Putin for fourth term in controversial election Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Betsy Foresman Twitter Betsy Foresman March for Our Lives calls for gun reform in America ReddIt U.S. and European allies target Syrian chemical weapons production with airstrike Betsy Foresman Betsy is a junior journalism and psychology double major from Orange County, California. She is pretty well-read, as untamed as a shrew, and her dependence on Redbull is something we won’t get into. + posts last_img

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