Some of the businesses along the strip are "barely hanging on," the district's executive committee wrote in a letter last week.
Once, before the construction cranes and paving crews, Brighton Boulevard was a normal road. Those days are soon to return.
"For the residents, they need to get to work. We need to make sure buses and emergency services can get in and out of the neighborhood."
The leaders of RiNo's general improvement district had considered spending time and money to facilitate the controversial name-change proposal.
On Oct. 3, the River North General Improvement District will hold a public forum to hear opinions about the proposal.
Developers split on RiNo’s identity: Mickey Zeppelin says the district is losing itself to bad design
One of the first developers in RiNo argues that much of the area's "original character has been eradicated," thanks largely to "generic design."
Try finding somewhere to park on a Friday night among RiNo's warehouses, bars and endless rows of cars on its sidewalk-less streets.
Members of RiNo's General Improvement District have been weighing the idea of changing Brighton to "Broadway North" or a similar name.
There's a lot of construction between now and all those new sidewalks, curbs and gutters, cycle tracks, landscaping and street lighting coming to Brighton.
With no curbs, bike lanes or sidewalks, Brighton needs a makeover to serve as RiNo's Main Street.
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"They're going to knock down the little houses and build condos. It's going to be all rich people in here."