A few weeks ago, the trees that bordered the entrance to the strip mall where Price Chopper is located were cut down, allegedly because they were obstructing the view of the stores from the street.
Increased visibility from the street seems also to be the goal of the facade changes that are about to happen at Fairview Plaza, although mercifully they don't involve the elimination of trees. There are no trees in Fairview Plaza.
On Tuesday, the Greenport Planning Board gave unanimous approval to a plan to resurface the parapet on the buildings in the mall and increase its height from 21 feet to 25 feet. The signs for the individual stores will be mounted on the heightened parapet. The facade of Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts was cited as an example of what the rest of the mall will look like when the facade changes have been completed.
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