More than two weeks after filing a public records request, The Lens has gotten its hands on the proposals that competed with Zulu for a share of the city’s Urban Development Action Grant fund.In addition to the winning $800,000 Zulu proposal, the city considered a plan for a nightclub and multimedia production center on St. Bernard Avenue in the Seventh Ward, an expanded office facility for a local construction firm and a new office for a business that brokers the sale of life insurance policies.

Read and comment on which proposal would have had your vote.