Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tramway-Paseo Center Taken Off Table.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

A developer who planned a controversial commercial and residential center for his property in Sandia Heights withdrew his request for a special-use permit Wednesday.

Robert Mhoon, who wanted to build "Stonebridge" at the T-shaped intersection of Tramway and Paseo del Norte NE, was told there is no access to his property from Tramway.

His request for a special-use permit was being heard Wednesday by the Extraterritorial Land Use Commission and more than 200 Sandia Heights residents who have opposed Mhoon's project since they learned of it last summer.

The Sandia Heights Neighborhood Association was ready to argue against the development, and the Bernalillo County planning and zoning staff recommended the commission deny the request. …

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