Aceto Contributes Vision for Downtown Basalt

We need to embrace density,” Schendler wrote. “Build infill housing in the urban core, or at least within urban growth boundaries, along transit routes. Make it dense, which means small units that go up instead of out. Change codes to allow for smaller houses, which are more affordable and enable mother-in-law units with occupation requirements.
— Auden Schendler, VP of sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company
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The fate of a 5.9 acre parcel along the Roaring Fork River in the heart of historic Downtown Basalt might just be the epicenter for the debate around workforce housing, density, and open space.