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Arcadia Adopts Historic Preservation Ordinance
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Arcadia Adopts Historic Preservation Ordinance

On April 2, 2019, the Arcadia City Council adopted a Historic Preservation Ordinance, a first for the City of Arcadia and marking an important step in the identification and preservation of historic buildings throughout the City. The Ordinance represented the culmination of several years of community engagement and involvement. The project began in 2015 with…

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…

Tale of Two Cities: Arcadia and Bygone Arcadia
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Tale of Two Cities: Arcadia and Bygone Arcadia

Noted historians slighted by longtime councilman’s remarks By Terry Miller In many ways, one could describe the people of Arcadia by paraphrasing Charles Dickens. It was the best of times it was the worst of times, wisdom and foolishness, when discussing historic preservation last Tuesday at the council meeting. During last week’s epic Arcadia City…

Why is Historic Preservation Important to Arcadia?
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Why is Historic Preservation Important to Arcadia?

By Galen Patterson Arcadia’s most recent City Council meeting saw the consideration of the city’s most recent historic preservation ordinance proposal. Although the ordinance did not pass, it was not entirely dismissed. Several members of the council agreed that the city should adopt some sort of policy on historic preservation, but the concerns of the…

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