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A Battle Won, But The War Continues

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 18, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Eric last modified Nov 17, 2015

James S. reminds us that yesterday was one of the critical votes for landmark designation and public access for the David and Gladys Wright House in Arcadia, AZ. Luckily, The Arizona Republic reports that after hours of local supporters voicing support, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission voted to recommend the David Wright House be listed as a historic landmark. The commission voted 7-2 to designate 6 acres surrounding the home as significant, more than what...




 

 

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 7.25.01 AMJames S. reminds us that yesterday was one of the critical votes for landmark designation and public access for the David and Gladys Wright House in Arcadia, AZ. Luckily, The Arizona Republic reports that after hours of local supporters voicing support, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission voted to recommend the David Wright House be listed as a historic landmark. The commission voted 7-2 to designate 6 acres surrounding the home as significant, more than what the city's historic preservation staff recommended for the land. This is only the first hurdle in the process, with the the City Council has the final say on both requests. Read more about it here. In the meantime, disgruntled neighbors are fighting to undermine the recent parking deal struck between the home's owner and nearby Great Hearts Veritas School. Read more about it here.

Photo credit: Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic


 

 

 
 
 

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