New Owner for 86th and Lafayette Road Gas Station

Warren and Brian Johnson have purchased all shares of Three Mile Properties, Inc. which owned the property on the south-west corner of 86th Street and Lafayette Road. The property had been rezoned, against protests by area residents, for a gas station and small strip mall.

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Permit for Gas Station at 86th and Lafayette Revoked

In a surprise development, the Location Permit (ILP-15-00384) for the gas station to be built at 86th Street and Lafayette Road just south-west of the Traders Point area has been revoked by Judge John Hanley. For complete information on this development, see the post on the 86thandLafayette.com website.

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10th Anniversary Oktoberfest

It’s time for our 10th Anniversary Oktoberfest on the Farm at Traders Point Creamery! As you may remember, Oktoberfest on the Farm was started by Greater Historic Traders Point, a local 501(c)(3), in an effort to raise funds for National Register designation of the Traders Point Rural Historic Districts, approved by the National Park Service in 2009, and also to protect greenspace in our area. Our area has had many successes in protecting greenspace in the previous years but these successes have also come with challenges and costs. Through our past Oktoberfest events, we have been able to generate money to fund the various challenges this area has faced or will face in the future.

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Fundraiser to Support Fight Against Gas Station

A group of Hunt Club area neighbors are continuing the fight against the zoning change allowing the gas station/strip mall at the corner of 86th Street and Lafayette Road (across from Fishback Creek Public Academy) as well as defending the denial of an alcohol permit. A fundraiser has been organized to help support the legal costs for this fight and will be this weekend on Saturday, October 1st from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the corner of 85th Street and Lafayette Road.

There will be food, dessert, a silent auction, a jump house for kids, a 50/50 raffle, face painting and more. All proceeds will go to the Greater Historic Traders Point nonprofit.

More information on the proposed development and it’s potential impact on this part of the Hunt Club area can be found on the 86th and Lafayette Road website. RSVPs can be sent to SAVEOURCORNER@OUTLOOK.COM.

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Zoning Upheld for 86th and Lafayette Gas Station

At the January 19th hearing of the Board of Zoning Appeals Division III, the developer’s permits for construction of a gas station and association retail space were upheld. For more information, please see the 86th and Lafayette Road website.

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