Proponent Of Smart Growth Gets Death Threat

Architect and planner who joined a Smart Growth advocacy group receives a death threat.
June 6, 2004, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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[George Hopkins Jr. of Covington], an architect and planner who is chairman of the New Directions 2025 Land Use Committee, joined a group of residents calling themselves 'Advocates of Smart Growth' who sued the parish last week contesting the recent approval of conceptual plans for Timber Branch II.

The next day at 11:56 a.m., Hopkins said he received the threatening call at his Metairie business office."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Saturday, June 5, 2004 in The Times-Picayune
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