The Canberra Times informs us that the NCA once again has nothing better to do with its time than draw up plans to “transform” another section of lake foreshore, this time on the south end of Commonwealth Avenue Bridge.
“Flynn Place will be removed, doubling the amount of open public space and paving the way for an eight-storey building, which will be either a hotel or convention or tourist-type centre.
The underpass under Commonwealth Avenue which links Flynn Drive to King Edward Terrace will be replaced by traffic light-controlled intersections.
The NCA is proposing a busy, mixed-use area from Coronation Drive to the edge of Lake Burley Griffin, known as the Albert Hall precinct.
Nice to see mixed use getting a run again, the lack of nearby amenity probably forced their hands on that one.
But do we really want more “precincts” tourism or otherwise?