Fort Lauderdale rejects Alexan tower

Fort Lauderdale rejects Alexan tower

A controversial 21-story tower next to the tunnel in downtown Fort Lauderdale was roundly rejected by commissioners who campaigned against overdevelopment. The denial almost surely moves the matter — the city’s first development showdown since the March election — to a courtroom. Just after the vote, attorney Bill Spencer, representing Trammell Crow Residential, said the…