Bye Bye Seagrove Village Market Cafe

Discussion in 'Dining and Food' started by Mike Jones, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. Matt J

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    I didn't mean it sarcastically or in a bad way, just saying that it might be an idea worth looking at by the BCC.
     
  2. steel1man

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    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ they Didn't have to sell
     
  3. Lake View Too

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    Am I missing something? The developers of the Viridian have owned the Seagrove Village Market for over 20 years.
     
  4. steel1man

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    my bad sorry
     
  5. Zebraspots

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    The best way to preserve an iconic or historical building is for someone to buy it and preserve it themselves. Rarely do municipalities have the vision or funds to do so.
     
  6. SkinShark

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    Then it's just bad architecture. I would've somehow built something to blend in with existing buildings. "The way we were" before the new structure was built. The modern building could have easily been "old Florida design" with exactly the same square footage as the future building. People would still walk or ride by and admire such a dominant corner on 30A.

    I know it's their property and they have the right to do what they want, but I still find it heart aching. I loved the way this town was before all the new stuff. Don't fix it unless it is broken.

    Still think sowal needs a historic foundation.
     
  7. DCollins

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    This just plain sucks
     
  8. Truman

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    I like diversity but enough with the South Beach look! Have you seen the pic of the new Inlet Beach motel?

    Maybe even worse is the cookie cutter "Orlando look".
     
  9. tsutcli

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    Our BCC had nothing to do with imposing the height restrictions on buildings in our county. It was State imposed because the powers at be in our county would not come up with a comprehensive plan required by the State. The
    State is responsible for our current height restriction not our County Commissioner's. However they have been more than happy to take credit for it for all these years!
     
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  10. tsutcli

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    Our BCC had nothing to do with imposing the height restrictions on buildings in our county. It was State imposed because the powers at be in our county would not come up with a comprehensive plan required by the State. The State is responsible for our current height restriction not our County Commissioner's. However, they have been more than happy to take credit for it for all these years!
     
  11. Matt J

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    No offense, but got anything to back that up?
     
  12. tsutcli

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    State Legislature of the State of Florida in Chapter 125 was to establish height limits and regulations for all of Walton County. You can look it up or even search it. I thought it was common knowledge in these parts. It had to be adopted by our county because we continued to have no comprehensive plan for Walton County.
     
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    I suggest you look at Walton County Ordinance 09-10. Also, at least one BCC member says you are "incorrect".
     
  14. Matt J

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    Chapter 125 covers the powers and duties of county commissioners and gives them the power to enact ordinances. There is no mention of Walton county in that chapter.
     
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    It appears that FS 125 sets the standard of governance of the counties of Florida.
     
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    "There are no current plans to move or close SeaGrove Village Market. At some point it will become necessary and I am always looking for a looking, but right now, nothing is afoot"
    This is a direct response from George Hartley.
     
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