, 2022-12-23 20:09:08,
Richard Gere is reportedly on his way to victory with his controversial plan to erect a cell phone tower on his luxury inn.
The ‘American Gigolo’ actor, 73, sparked outrage among his rich and famous neighbors with his proposal for the 130-foot-tall mast on the 14 acres of land where his luxurious Bedford Post Inn sits in Bedford, County. Westchester, New York. .
Despite high-profile residents of the famed city saying they were “furious” that it would be an eyesore, the New York Post reported that the plan “seems headed for approval” after the city’s board meeting in Bedford on Monday. (19.12.22)
Richard co-owns the eight-bedroom Bedford Post, which he opened 15 years ago with real estate developer Russell Hernandez, charging more than $1,000 a night for its best rooms.
In June, Bedford Town Supervisor Ellen Calves asked the two if they would lease their land for a cell phone tower to fill gaps in coverage for mobile users in the area.
Ellen admitted to the New York Post about the plan “many members of the public were imploring the city board to find a less intrusive alternative,” but justified the request by adding: “Because the Post Inn property is commercial, and in the commercial property of the city code is considered ‘less intrusive’ than residential sites, I was looking… to see if they would consider…
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