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Enterprise dealership moves forward for Glenwood Ave.

Posted October 15, 2014 1:15 p.m. EDT

— A controversial used car dealership run by the sales arm of Enterprise Rent-A-Car to be built at 5800 Glenwood Ave. was issued permits on Sept. 30. The site is the former home of a Ragazzi’s restaurant, which was demolished in January 2013.

When City Council held a public hearing on the project back in April of this year, the dealership was met with fierce resistance from local residents. The neighbors had banded together and hired an attorney, Scott Lasso.

Lasso said there was a concern that Glenwood Avenue would “become the next Capital Boulevard – littered with used car lots.”

Matthew Rhoad, an attorney representing the applicant, described the dealership as a “small boutique; Not one of these large used car lots with the dancing blow-up guy.”

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