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Guiding Architecture in Pasadena


Guiding Architecture in Pasadena

Pasadena’s quality of life and character are an inspiration to many and a key to the City’s future economic vitality. A delicate balance must be struck in providing a predictable, efficient development process with the need to preserve and enhance our City’s historic architecture and unique place.

What tools are available to guide new architecture toward achieving this balance?

John will discuss some approaches using examples–including several projects as they came in to and out of Pasadena’s design review process.

Pasadena Bike Plan gets Major Boost


Protected & Separated Bike Lanes are asked to be added to plan. City Council Subcommittee asks staff to add protected/separated bike lanes to the plan, make it “more ambitious.” Current conditions are widely… Continue reading

DPNA convenes “Complete Streets Forum” in response to cyclist’s death


Complete Streets Advocacy Group is Formed An Action Plan for improving the safety and livability of our streets. On MONDAY, July 1st, the DPNA hosted a coalition of Pasadena organizations to discuss “Complete… Continue reading

Economic Vitality IS Quality of Life


Jobs (Economic Vitality) and Transportation (Walkability) are Big Issues at Candidate Forum The March 5th primary election is fast approaching that will likely decide who will represent District 3 on Pasadena’s City Council.… Continue reading

District 3 Candidate Forum


Benson, Kennedy, & Trone vie to represent Downtown & Northwest Pasadena March 5th primary election may determine Councilman for District 3 If no candidate receives a majority, then the top two candidates will… Continue reading

Video: DPNA asks City Council to reconsider district boundaries


4-way split of Downtown Pasadena under-serves Downtown residents Video of the DPNA’s request + response from the Mayor and Councilmembers The DPNA submitted a letter to the council, and attended the April 2nd City… Continue reading

Letter to the Pasadena Redistricting Task Force Requesting a Consolidated City Council District for Downtown Pasadena Residents


Sent on March 7, 2012 Dear Redistricting Task Force Members and Pasadena City Council Members: I am writing to ask you to recommend the consolidation of downtown Pasadena into one district with its… Continue reading

ONE Council District for Downtown Pasadena


Downtown Residents Demand to be Better Represented. A letter to Pasadena’s City Council and the Redistricting Task Force. To:  Mayor Bill Bogaard, Pasadena City Council: Jackie Robinson, Margaret McAustin, Chris Holden, Gene Masuda, Victor Gordo,… Continue reading

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