Overbrook easements spur fiery debate

Angry residents cite loss of property, crime fears
By Matthew Pearson, The Ottawa Citizen April 13, 2010

Resident after resident — some who said they’ve lived in the neighbourhood longer than many of the houses have had indoor plumbing — slammed the proposal during the boisterous two-hour meeting.
The city’s plan is to tuck rows of unsightly garages in front of homes out of view. It’s hoped that a more picturesque streetscape will emerge as more new homes with rear garages are built.

The full Ottawa Citizen article

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