The neighbors of McMillan Park have already made it very clear that they aren't keen on the park's current design. Now, the've taken their beefs into petition form. Larry Chang of the Friends of McMillan Park has been circulating the petition urging Mayor Gray to reject the current redesign planned by developer Vision McMillan Partners and tacking on a fact sheet further explaining why. Amongst their issues: VMP's plan to destroy 90% of the current historical structures and build 12 story commercial buildings and that the plan lacked transparency and community engagement.
· Friends of McMillan Park: McMillan Petition and Fact Sheet [bloomingdale]
· New McMillan Park Design Fails to Win Over Some Neighbors [Curbed DC]