It's Past Time To Fix The Patten Towers

Friday, June 28, 2013

Isn't it about time for the owners of Patten Towers to do the right thing and properly either remodel the facility and bring it up to current standards, or sell the property to someone who will? I know that many residents are currently displaced, but this seems like an on-going affair and the band-aid approach to repairs which they seem to prefer, is not a good long-term solution and will continue to be a problem for the residents and the downtown community.

How many times each week is the fire department called to this facility? Maybe this is not the highest and best use for this building in the middle of downtown.

Maybe it is time to rethink the long-term plans for Patten towers and take the proper steps and approach to reach that goal.

John Fricke
Chattanooga

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