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Solvang community input sought on development of 'Old Lumberyard'

Solvang community input sought on development of 'Old Lumberyard'

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An architectural rendering shows how the four-story apartment buildings proposed for 1783 Mission Drive in Solvang by Ed St. George might appear from the Mission Drive side.

The Solvang City Council and Planning Commission are seeking input from community members on the proposed construction of the 2-acre lot formerly occupied by Skytt lumberyard on the Mission Drive side and purchased by Santa Barbara-based developer Ed St. George.

The city is being presented with two possible options for the 47-foot-tall, three-story development concept: a hotel development with wellness center or a high-density residential development built with either Danish or Spanish architectural elements, according to officials. 

The public is invited to take the online survey at

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Lisa André covers local news and lifestyles for Santa Ynez Valley News. 


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