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Downtown 2000, the redevelopment project that has served as a lightning rod for discontent at City Hall, received an Award of Excellence this week from the California Redevelopment Association.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 18, 2000
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 18, 2000
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Community Redevelopment - Downtown 2000
Item ID
18861AN
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The City will pay $1.25 million to the Sully Miller Contracting Co. to settle a breach-of-contract lawsuit the company filed after it was fired from the Downtown 2000 project.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 7, 1997
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 7, 1997
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Community Redevelopment - Downtown 2000
Item ID
8855AN
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One year has passed since the Sully-Miller Contracting Co. filed a $2 million breach-of-contract suit against Arcadia, claiming the City illegally terminated it from the Downtown 2000 project.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 25, 1996
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 25, 1996
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Community Redevelopment - Downtown 2000
Item ID
7984AN
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Arcadians gathered on First Avenue for the dedication ceremony for the completion of the Downtown 2000 streetscape renovation on March 30, 1996.

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Newspaper
Arcadia News
Date
April 4, 1996
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia News
Date
April 4, 1996
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
5658AN
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The next step in the ill-fated Downtown 2000 project is to remove part of the planters to provide additional parking.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 24, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 24, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Downtown 2000
Parking
Redevelopment
Item ID
27627AN
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The revamped downtown debuts today with new streets, sidewalks, benches, palm trees and an all-day street fair. This marks the completion of the Downtown 2000 construction project.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 30, 1996
Pages
p. A-3 photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 30, 1996
Pages
p. A-3 photo
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
5663AN
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Downtown 2000, the $4 million revitalization project, will primarily affect Huntington Drive and First Ave. Huntington Drive will have more landscaping and lighting, while First Ave. will have angled parking and landscaping to be more pedestrian oriented.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
January 19, 1995
Pages
p. 13
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
January 19, 1995
Pages
p. 13
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
4356AN
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Construction crews began digging up streets and sidewalks along Huntington Drive in June for the City's Downtown 2000 Renovation Project. Traffic jams, frustrated customers and declining sales have been the result.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News Hometown
Date
August 10, 1995
Pages
p. H1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News Hometown
Date
August 10, 1995
Pages
p. H1
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
4725AN
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Arcadia City Council may declare the Downtown 2000 construction project a potential health emergency in order to suspend it's contract with striking workers and hire another firm to do the work until the strike is over.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 20, 1995
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 20, 1995
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
4704AN
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Arcadia Mayor Gail Marshall wants the city and local merchants to look into providing more parking on First Avenue in the downtown business area.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 1, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 1, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Business and Industry
Downtown Business District
First Avenue
Parking
Item ID
30692AN
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Continuation of answers from the City to the most frequently asked questions about the Downtown 2000 revitalization project.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
January 11, 1996
Pages
p. 8
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
January 11, 1996
Pages
p. 8
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
5560AN
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The City of Arcadia answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the Downtown 2000 revitalization project.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
January 4, 1996
Pages
p. 8
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
January 4, 1996
Pages
p. 8
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
5567AN
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A strike involving the operating engineers union has brought the progress of the Downtown 2000 project to a temporary halt.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
August 17, 1995
Pages
p. 7
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
August 17, 1995
Pages
p. 7
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
4708AN
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After two weeks of delays, construction work has resumed along the downtown stretch of Huntington Drive and First Ave. City officials have hired a new contractor.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 31, 1995
Pages
p. A2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 31, 1995
Pages
p. A2
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
4695AN
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Items regarding First Avenue

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 3, 1934 p. A-6 (photo of corner at Huntington Drive)
January 5, 1947 p. 1 (extension)
January 30, 1947 p. 1 (picture)
March 4, 1954 p. 1 (widening)
December 4, 1961 p. 1 (railroad crossing gate)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 3, 1934 p. A-6 (photo of corner at Huntington Drive)
January 5, 1947 p. 1 (extension)
January 30, 1947 p. 1 (picture)
March 4, 1954 p. 1 (widening)
December 4, 1961 p. 1 (railroad crossing gate)
Subjects
Streets - First Avenue
Item ID
4266AN
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City officials determined that Sulley-Miller is in gross violation of the Downtown 2000 project. In a unanimous vote, city officials terminated this company as contractor for the project.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
October 5, 1995
Pages
p. 7
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
October 5, 1995
Pages
p. 7
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
5350AN
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City Council approved lending the city redevelopment agency $1.2 million Tuesday to cover additional cost overruns with Downtown 2000 and other projects.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 17, 1996
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 17, 1996
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
6406AN
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The first phase of the Downtown Arcadia Revitalization Study has been completed by Willdan Associates, engineers, architects and planners. A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday at 8:30 A.M. in the council chambers at City Hall to present to Arcadians in general and downtown merchants and property owners in particular the consultants' preliminary findings.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune p A-1
Date
July 29, 1984
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune p A-1
Date
July 29, 1984
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
1297AN
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A study is underway to find out if the downtown revitalization plans will clog streets and create parking problems.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 23, 1993
Pages
p. H-6
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 23, 1993
Pages
p. H-6
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
980AN
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The Arcadia City Council plans to seek more than $1 million in damages against its original contractor for cost overruns in the City's Downtown 2000 revitalization project.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 23, 1995
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 23, 1995
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
5490AN
Collection
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