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Re: Proposed Hampton Inn Proposal PF2 (1704 ECR)

From: domainremoved <Ching-Yu>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 16:22:58 -0700

I would also add that by adding a second-rate branded hotel like Hampton
Inn in the center of Menlo Park/Atherton cheapens the entire neighborhood
and character of the city. At least the Red Cottage inn which stands there
now is unobtrusive.

On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 4:17 PM Ching-Yu Hu <chingyu.hu_at_(domainremoved)

> Hi,
>
> I'm a resident at 1731 Stone Pine Lane in Menlo Park and am writing in
> regards to the proposed hampton inn construction 1704 ECR (developer Sagar
> Patel) which is less than 1 block from my home.
>
> As with others in my community (>100 residents), I have significant
> concerns with these plans:
>
> - it's completely surrounded by residential homes and ruins the ambiance
> of a peaceful, family, community with an overbearing commercial presence
> - several of the proposed rooms overlook directly into people's homes and
> there isn't enough set back from the property homes
> - the look and feel of the proposed plans looks incredibly cheap and will
> likely reduce the value of the homes in the area - if it was spanish style
> similar to the legal firms nearby that would be better.
> - the press is already starting to buzz about this situation and it will
> get worse;
> https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/10/08/menlo-park-neighbors-raise-concerns-about-proposed-hotel-plans
> - by increasing the occupancy significantly, there will no doubt be hotel
> guests filling into the restricted parking for residents less than 50 yards
> from the hotel.
> - the third floor should be replaced completely with a trellis or
> landscaping
> - the new plans involve removing 15 beautiful trees on the site of which
> at least 6 are heritage trees
>
> Thank you for your time.
>
> CY
>
>
>
>
Received on Mon Oct 08 2018 - 16:21:53 PDT

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