Comment 73408

By mystoneycreek (registered) - website | Posted January 27, 2012 at 13:04:01 in reply to Comment 73398

If they're abononing the downtown, and breaking that promise, then they should be obligated to return that land to the city. It should not be their's to sell.

For a variation on this theme, check out:

Fisher family -> Dundas District High School -> BOE/City of Hamilton -> Condo developers.

The land was given to the city in the '20s to build a school on with the proviso that it would forever either be used for education purposes or a park.

Apparently the final surviving Fisher went to court to prevent the sale to developers...and lost.

Proving once again that the only sure things in Life are death and taxes.

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