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Dilworth Hotel Proposal

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Between Worthington and Cleveland Ave in Dilworth is a proposal that has this neighborhood talking. A proposal to build a six-story hotel in this residential area. To do that, the developer would need to change the zoning and that's what was brought before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg City Council Tuesday night. On the other side of the issue are residents who signed a petition opposing the hotel.

Jonathan Mertz lives in the Tremont condos and says the hotel would cause a traffic jam on his road.

"Our entrances are going to going to be lining up with the hotel. And it would be kind of chaotic with people turning into here and turning into the hotel,” he said.

Catellus Group, the developer pushing for the rezoning, says the property, if approved, would be five stories for guests and on the top floor, a roof-top restaurant.

Those who support the hotel concept say it would establish a landmark and those against worried most about street congestion.

The 21st item on the agenda will be a discussion that will continue for some time.

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