Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Woman's Land Won't Be Rezoned.

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

* 70% of Anne Davis Walker's property would have become open space under abandoned plan

Two horses roam Anne Davis Walker's seven-acre property on Candelaria NW near Valley High.

Until recently the land was part of a city master plan that would have permanently rezoned the bulk of it into open space.

The lifelong resident said she was shocked and angered to learn that the Los Candelarias Working Group charged with developing a village center around the area of 12th and Candelaria wanted to let the city rezone her land.

But during a public meeting Wednesday, the group comprised mostly of residents abruptly voted to abandon the plan, which Walker said she never had supported.

"They're taking from me what I don't want to give," Walker said of her property prior to Wednesday night's meeting. …

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