Remembering the baptisms, weddings and funerals they have attended since the outdoor chapel opened in 1963, opponents gathered Sunday to oppose building a 25-story condominium on Chapel-by-the-Lake property on Flagler Drive.
“This is a wonderful place for contemplation. It would break my heart to lose this,” said Donna Kelly, standing amid the 1,666 blue plastic chairs that face the Intracoastal Waterway just south of the Royal Park Bridge.
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The City Commission meeting will start at 4 p.m. at City Hall, at Clematis Street and Quadrille Boulevard. The discussion of the Chapel-by-the-Lake plans is not expected to begin before 5 p.m.