DENVER - You may have seen them popping up in your neighborhood. Some of them look like big boxes. The City of Denver calls them Garden Court Townhomes.
On Monday night, the council has decided to stop issuing construction permits for those types of buildings, at least temporarily.
Dr. Bob Vogel, who lives in Cherry Creek North, says they’re destroying the character of the neighborhood.
He's the president of the Cherry Creek North Neighborhood Association, which asked the council to place a moratorium on garden court townhome permits.
Council Member Wayne New helped to successfully lead the charge to stop them.
“I’ve got one that looks like a prison to me,” New said.
He says the problem stems from the ambiguity of the…