Radio Square to be Redeveloped

Plans to build a three-story mixed use development at the site of Radio Square-now housing Spudnuts and Carrows among others at the corner of De la Vina and Carillo streets-received mixed reviews from the Santa Barbara Planning Commission on 1/24. The commissioners praised the proposed project’s architectural verve, but some planners charged the developer didn’t offer enough affordable housing-only four out of 31units. The developer is an Orange County firm specializing in environmentally distressed properties.

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