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The Poll That Saved The Marin County Civic Center

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 12, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Eric last modified Jan 11, 2013

The Marin Independent Journal recently highlighted the fact that the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Marin County Civic Center may never have been completed if it had not been for the newspaper's coupon poll asking readers to weigh in on the project (which was stalled due to politics). The tallied the results indicated residents favored the project 8,152 to 1,225. This prompted a change of heart on the county board, and construction of the Civic Center resumed...




 

 

Picture 2The Marin Independent Journal recently highlighted the fact that the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Marin County Civic Center may never have been completed if it had not been for the newspaper's coupon poll asking readers to weigh in on the project (which was stalled due to politics). The tallied the results indicated residents favored the project 8,152 to 1,225. This prompted a change of heart on the county board, and construction of the Civic Center resumed January 17, 1961. Read more of this amazing story here.

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