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Res. Vol. 34 


Page 203 


8/6/97 


RESOLUTION 6498 


RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF 
SOUTH PASADENA DESIGNATING 844 MONTEREY ROAD 
(THE WASHBURN HOUSE) AS AN OFFICIAL SOUTH 
PASADENA HISTORIC LANDMARK 
(LANDMARK #40) 


WHEREAS, Section 2.73A-14 of the South Pasadena Municipal 
Code (commonly known as the “Cultural Heritage Ordinance 2004”) 
authorizes the Cultural Heritage Commission (“the Commission”) to 
recommend to the City Council the designation of appropriate 
properties as Landmarks; and 

WHEREAS, the Community Development staff and 
Commission have duly prepared a nomination form to register the 
Washburn House located at 844 Monterey Road; and 

WHEREAS, the Commission, has complied with the applicable 
provisions of Subsection (A)(3) [“Designation Procedure”] of the above 
Ordinance Section, in that it visited the site, mailed notices, held a 
duly noticed public hearing, received public comment; and 

WHEREAS, the Commission made findings of fact pursuant to 
Subsection (A)(2) [“Designation Procedure”] of the above Ordinance 
Section, as follows: 

The property qualifies as a la ndmark by reason of the following 

applicable subsections: 

(a) Its character, interest or value as part of the heritage of 
the community. 

(b) Its identification with a person who contributed to the 
culture and development of the City, the state of 
California and the United States. 

(d) Its exemplification of a particular architectural style of an 
era of history of the City. 



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WHEREAS, based on the evidence presented in the application 
materials, the designation being categorically exempt, sub-committee 
research, on-site inspection and public testimony, the Commission 
voted to recommend designation of this property on January 30, 1997 
and forwarded the recommendation, to the City Council; and 

WHEREAS, the City Council held a public hearing on the 
proposed designation on August 6, 1997, and received public 
testimony. 

NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved the South Pasadena City 
Council designates the Washburn House at 844 Monterey Road as 
South Pasadena Historic Landmark No. 40, based on the above- 
mentioned findings. 

PASSED, APPROVED and ADOPTED thi s 6th da y of August, 1997. 



PAUL W. S. ZEE, MAYOR 


ATTEST: 

0VNNINE A. GREGORY, Cltj CLERK 

I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the 
City Council of the City of South Pasadena at a regular scheduled 
meeting held on the 6th of August, 1997. 

Saeta, Knapp, Cohen, Emory and Mayor Zee 
None 
None 

JEJ^NINE A. GREGORY, CITY CLERK£> 


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