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News - August 23, 2013

Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

After demolishing a historic building, Sand Hill Property Company is now tasked with recreating it from modern materials

by Gennady Sheyner

Nearly a year after construction workers at Edgewood Plaza, in the ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building that had been set for preservation, the developer responsible for the illegal demolition is preparing to make amends by effectively remaking history.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be emailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.


Posted by Lexie, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Little late for trying to "rebuild" from the past. The original was demolished. Sand Hill tried to pull one over on Palo Alto...That's Palo Alto for ya...no oversight.

Posted by curmudgeon, a resident of Downtown North
on Aug 27, 2013 at 3:15 pm

Awww give 'em a break. No city can afford to monitor every construction site every minute during working hours. Whatever actually transpired that day, Tze is doing the right thing now.

Posted by Bad rep, a resident of University South
on Aug 28, 2013 at 6:55 am

John Tze does not exactly have a sterling reputation. What developer does? But his is a little more tarnished than most, a la McNellis.

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