For years, a controversial proposal to build a high-rise in the affluent enclave of Boulevard Oaks appeared dead — a lesson in how land-use battles can erupt even in a city with virtually no zoning.
But after six years of sitting on the proposal — and the vacant, proposed site at Ashby and Bisonnet dormant — the owners, the Hunt Cos., resurfaced. of El Paso, last year our attempt to build the tower. They brought in a new development team, Dallas-based Street Lights Residential, to create a scaled-down version of the high-rise, now called The Langley, which they hope would win over neighbors who had opposed the earlier project called The Ashby. .