Monday Night: City Council discuss a use for the YWCA and improvements to the Civic Center.
Monday, April 8, 2019 7-11pm. Pasadena City Council will hold a public hearing to review two reports commissioned for the redevelopment of the YWCA building and adjacent sites across from City Hall:
#1. A report to evaluate financial feasibility of development alternatives for the “YWCA block” (including the YWCA, the adjacent parking lot and the public gardens on Garfield) and
#2: A report recommending the most appropriate setback from Garfield for new construction on the public gardens across from City Hall (should that occur).
Please attend this meeting and voice your comments.
The City Council has posted its April 8 meeting agenda.
Item 13 includes a recommendation from the City Manager FOR DEVELOPMENT PARAMETERS WITHIN THE CIVIC CENTER AND ANALYSIS OF POSSIBLE REUSE OPTIONS FOR THE YWCA BUILDING
Council Agenda Link: http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/councilagendas/2019%20Agendas/Apr_08_19/agenda.asp
Staff is asking Council to provide direction to staff regarding:
a. the proposed parameters for the redevelopment of the YWCA building;
b. the use(s) of the building; and
c. the process for selecting a specific project and possibly including the adjacent northern City-owned property (Water & Power site).
Attachment A: The recommendations of the Civic Center Task Force are provided for reference.
Attachment B: The Olin Report, provides a history of the City Beautiful Movement and planning of Pasadena's Civic Center, recommends a 45ft setback.
Attachment: C: The Kosmont Report, provides and economic analysis of several alternative uses
To voice your concern, please attend this meeting or send in your comments to Mark Jomsky, city clerk, at: mjomsky@cityof Pasadena.net.
The mission to save our Civic Center continues!
What do we want for this important civic space, the historic Julia Morgan designed YWCA building, and the Pasadena Civic Center National Register Historic District?
- April 08, 2019 at 7pm – April 09, 2019
Pasadena City Hall, council chambers
100 N Garfield Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
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