A Wednesday night forum brought in a packed house at the Warehouse Theatre in downtown Greenville. “Affording Greenville: Rights vs. Privileges” is the lead up forum to the theatre’s new play, Urinetown, that opens this weekend.
About 100 people showed up, to talk about the issue of Greenville’s growth, and the positive and negatives things that have come about with that.
Many people spoke about the lack of affordable housing, especially downtown. But some, like Anthony Milian, said there are people who don’t feel welcome in some areas.
“A lot of people don’t feel welcome in West Greenville. They feel like a lot of people want them to go elsewhere. That’s just from what I see and what people tell me, and the amount of building that’s going on and the events don’t make them feel welcome. They are part of that community, even though they live there and sometimes even work there.”
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