Monday, August 01, 2016 02:00 PM

RESIDENTS PRAISE CARY’S VISION FOR EASTERN GATEWAY AND DOWNTOWN

Apex residents Karthik Aghoram and his wife, Shweta Lolage, recently purchased an older home near Cary Towne Center with plans to renovate it and move in by the end of the year.

As new Cary homeowners, the couple attended an open house at the Herbert C. Young Community Center on Thursday, July 28, to see what the town has planned for the area over the next 25 years.

“Our main motive to buy the house there was I like to walk to everything,” Lolage said, adding that she hoped to have more stores, particularly at Cary Towne Center, to walk to in the future.

“We’re excited that they have a plan for the eastern gateway,” Aghoram said. “Hopefully, it will sort of revive the area and enhance the neighborhoods around there.”

For many Cary residents, it was their first chance to see the complete draft of the Cary Community Plan that will one day guide growth in the town through 2040. It was drafted as part of Imagine Cary, an effort by town planners and residents to create the new master plan.

About 130 people attended the first of two sessions with questions and comments about the town’s vision ...

News source: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article92616702.html

See also: Wake Opthalmology