In a rather un-developer-like turn of events, it appears Bentley isn’t tearing down the barn? Has decided to stop fighting residents? Well, I will believe it when I see it, but here is hoping he really will find an adaptive reuse.
The world could use a few more historic barns and a few less McMansions. I am so glad Caroline O’Halloran is writing more.
Tom Bentley has decided not to continue opposing residents who have been fighting to save the so-called Kennedy barn in their neighborhood.
“We’re working hard on a concept to preserve the barn and make it appealing to someone who might buy the lot,” Bentley said, in a phone interview.