“Contrary to the Banner-Herald’s Tuesday editorial, “Downtown doesn’t need detailed master plan,” there was nothing “misguided” about a 1978 master plan for downtown Athens. Overall, the plan was – and remains – a vital vision.” Advertisements “Within the passing strangeness of invoking a misguided 1978 master plan for downtown Athens while advocating for a new master plan – as the executive director of the Athens Downtown Development Authority did in a Sunday story in this newspaper – is contained an important lesson about planning.”