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Riverside Avondale Preservation supporters fight redistricting plan

Ryan Benk

A leader of Riverside Avondale Preservation said Wednesday that residents of the historic neighborhood will "fight hard" against a proposed redistricting plan that would split that part of the city into three different City Council districts.

"It's outrageous, and it's being done for all the wrong reasons," said Wayne Wood, who helped found Riverside Avondale Preservation in 1974.

The historic district operates under a zoning overlay enacted by the city aimed toward preserving the historic character of Riverside and Avondale. The district now is entirely in District 14, represented by Randy DeFoor.

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