I typed that excerpt above.
When you review these old articles you realize how we seem to be doomed to go through the same motions over and over again, generation after generation after generation.
Highrise home of silent majority - May 16, 1972
Most of the residents of highrise buildings who were asked whether they object to highrises as such, said they didn't. But quite a number also indicated they wouldn't want another high building next to the one they live in.
"That would spoil our view of the ocean," said one lady who lives on a top floor.
The highrise controversy: Criticism 'poppycock' - November 6, 1974
They say many highrises are ugly -- this is not the fault of the highrise but the architect that designs it and the municipal authority that approves it.
They say they block the views -- I have yet to meet a man or woman that can see over or through a four-storey (low)rise.
Public outcry urged to save city museum - November 6, 1974
...the total closure of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia and the scattering of its collections would be a blot on the records of the various levels of government that would be impossible to erase...
This letter is to urge public outcry be raised against such a closure, and public support be given for retaining the museum as an irreplaceable historical and cultural asset...
Highrise creators walk civic tightrope - February 25, 1973
Reid's biggest complaint is that Victoria city council is trying to change rules in midstream. No developer, he says, can afford to plan a project under one set of rules, and build it under another. He also says every developer will take advantage of what the rules will permit him to do.
Edited by aastra, 14 February 2019 - 02:12 PM.