Controversial Ashby High Rise near Rice University is becoming closer to reality

Rendering of the Ashby High Rise
April 29, 2013 4:40:07 PM PDT
A controversial high-rise near Rice University is becoming closer to a reality.

SkyEye 13 HD was over the Maryland Manor apartments where crews began preparing the property that will be torn down. The Ashby High Rise, a 21-story complex, will replace the old apartments.

Homeowners near the construction site have been fighting the high-rise for years. They say the development will bring more traffic and noise to the area

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