The proposal to remodel the former Monon Fitness Center building at 5301 Winthrop Avenue has taken yet another step towards satisfying some vocal opponents. Â According to Misha Rabinowitch, the attorney for the proposal, the project has been downsized again. Â Here are the details relayed to me by Mary Owens from the Meridian Kessler Neighborhood Association:
- Revised site plan significantly reducing the size of the outdoor space and increasing the amount of onsite parking to 79 (from 54)
- Identifying the parking along Winthrop Ave. as parallel parking, which eliminates the need for a variance related to parking along Winthrop Ave.
- Removing the concepts of pre-ticketed concerts and special events such that the maximum capacity at all times is 600.Â 350 seats inside and 150 seats outside, with some potential standing room.
- 1 year trial run commitment with respect to outdoor amplified sound.
Here is a look at the new site plan: