Shawnee deals blow to Stag’s Garden townhome project near downtown, developer withdraws plan

Stag's Garden

After lengthy debate, the Shawnee City Council on Monday rejected a townhome project by local developer Kevin Tubbesing. Stag's Garden in its current version would have been located in the 5500 block of Nieman Road, just north of downtown. Above, a design rendering of the project.

Shawnee city leaders on Monday dealt a blow to Stag’s Garden, a townhome-style development proposed to be built on Nieman Road just north of downtown.

After lengthy debate and pushback from neighboring homeowners — plus consideration of a valid protest petition against the project signed by 58% of neighboring residents, or about 30 property owners — the Shawnee City Council on Monday voted down the project.