“No Megadorms,” reads the T-shirt on Rolando resident Karen Collins, who warns, “This single development will add 50 percent to Rolando’s population.”

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City sides with developers, residents, developers again

The developer wanted more bang for its buck, the city obliged — but Rolando won’t roll over

The Boulevard at 63rd development in Rolando, formerly known as Centrepoint Luxury Apartments, becomes center of controversy as developer Carmel Partners converts the project into a quasi-dormitory that was approved by the city. Rolandans fight back, saying that a proper review wasn’t carried out before construction began.


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