Tag: Arcadia Historical Society

The Future of Historic Preservation in Arcadia
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The Future of Historic Preservation in Arcadia

Arcadia Historical Society rounding up a team of historical conservationists Following up on the March 22 Arcadia City Council meeting, those who were for the draft of the Historic Preservation Ordinance (HPO) responded to council’s decision at the end of the meeting as having rendered the HPO “toothless.” “We as leaders should save part of…

Arcadia’s Potential Historic Districts
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Arcadia’s Potential Historic Districts

Part 1: Santa Anita Village By Isabelle Cruz Over 188 years ago, Elias “Lucky” Baldwin owned more than 40,000 acres in Southern California. His businesses and properties left historical legacies, most especially in Arcadia. In an effort to preserve these legacies, the issue has been taken to City Council in the attempt to preserve the…

Arcadia Depot & Hotel Historical Marker Dedication Jan. 26
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Arcadia Depot & Hotel Historical Marker Dedication Jan. 26

  City, Historical Society officials 2 p.m. at Arcadia Transit Plaza The Arcadia Historical Society’s 11th “History Lives Here” historical marker, featuring the many railroads that once crisscrossed Arcadia as well as Lucky Baldwin’s stately Hotel Oakwood will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. The marker will be unveiled at the Arcadia Transit…

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