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Historic University South house, stable saved

Original post made on Feb 20, 2008

Palo Altans gain the indefinite preservation of a historic house, and Margo Schmidt gets to remain on her beloved Addison Avenue property according to an unusual deal approved Tuesday night by the City Council.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 20, 2008, 3:26 AM

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Posted by Norman Beamer
a resident of Crescent Park
on Feb 20, 2008 at 8:10 am

This is a good example of voluntary historic preservation with incentives. This approach has worked well in Palo Alto. The recent move by the city to enforce preservation using CEQA (against 875 Lincoln) is the wrong approach.


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