Protecting Historic Community Greenspace in Jackson, WY

august 12, 2019

JH Land Trust successfully raises over $7M for Save the Block project


Articles and Press

AUGUST 11, 2019

“It’s official: Jackson Hole saved the block.”

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JULY 10, 2019

“To many, it represents a physical place where citizens are making a metaphysical stand against over-development.”

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JULY 10, 2019

“We believe that this reduction in sale price will help lead to the project’s success.”

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JULY 8, 2019

“There’s such united enthusiasm around this project.”

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JULY 4, 2019

“The finish line is in sight for a campaign to preserve a historic downtown block.”

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JUNE 21, 2019

“It’s clear that this Block resonates with folks more than we could have ever imagined.”

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JUNE 21, 2019

“This community really knows how to pull off miracles, but we’ve got to believe in this one. And show up for it.”

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April 29, 2019

“We have a long road ahead of us, but we are encouraged by the strong project backing tonight and continue to be energized by the community’s gratitude and optimism.”

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April 24, 2019

“It goes to show that the combination of philanthropy and passion can accomplish great things.”

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April 17, 2019

“With the property under contract, the community has a chance to raise millions of dollars to prevent the block from being redeveloped into a 90,000-square-foot hotel, as allowed under current zoning.”

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April 17, 2019

A local family, in partnership with the Jackson Hole Land Trust, has the block under contract for purchase. the sole objective: Give residents an opportunity to save the block.

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April 2019

The owners of 135 and 175 East Broadway – the Van Vleck block – submitted an application to change the zoning of their two properties (to make it easier to build a bigger hotel on the site). Public outcry reflected the sentiment that the block acts as a “local town square,”…

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December 2018

We believe that Jackson’s future should be true to its history and local community character, which includes our historic buildings, community spaces, and local businesses.

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september 2018

At any point, from day one, there could have been a hotel bigger than the White Buffalo, for example,” Golightly said. “Current zoning would allow this and other large-scale development (up to 90,000 square feet)…

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