ROTHENBURGER – Is community willing to invest in a new use for Stuart Wood School?

Stuart Wood a galvanizing force.

110-year-old Stuart Wood School. (Armchair Mayor file photo)

STUART WOOD School is a good place for a museum. It would have been a good place for other things, too, but a museum is within the community’s reach when it comes to public spaces.

Mel columnhed-27jan2017There are those who will object, and already have, to the cost of renovating the grand old building for a museum, just as they worried about what the cost would have been to renovate it and keep it as a school. They would prefer it be torn down because they believe that, of all the options, it would be the cheapest.

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1 Comment on ROTHENBURGER – Is community willing to invest in a new use for Stuart Wood School?

  1. Those reserve funds…preparing well ahead for major community projects…but it takes vision and a “road map” to get there.
    What were you saying about a disease called the “lack of vision?” And truly who does it apply to?
    And it takes year of (financial) discipline to build the trust currently missing with City Hall.

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