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Former City Council member wants current board to reconsider 1:30 a.m. historic designation vote

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Former St. Pete City Council member Jeff Danner wants the current board to re-visit changes to the local historic designation ordinance. During a meeting Thursday, Danner argued council members hurried a decision because they had been in meetings for more than 15 hours. Last month, St. Pete City Council members were tasked with deciding whether or not to lower the threshold required for neighborhoods to kick off a historic designation process. The issue had been brewing for years with local…

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St. Pete Preservation candidate forum on Oct. 15

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Saint Petersburg Preservation and the St. Petersburg Museum of History will co-sponsor a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 15, 7PM, at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 2nd Avenue, NE. Both mayoral and city council candidates have been invited to attend. The event is open to the public. Each candidate will be asked several questions related to historic resources and preservation, after which questions will be taken from the audience. The Museum is located on the approach to the…

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SP Preservation ‘summit’ for candidates

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The mayoral candidates will attend a “Summit” sponsored by Saint Petersburg Preservation on Wednesday, July 29th, 7PM, tentatively scheduled for the Historic Pennsylvania Hotel, 300 4th Street North. The candidates will hear brief presentations from Saint Petersburg Preservation on top preservation issues and programs. At the end of the program each candidate will have 5 minutes to respond and state their position on preservation. Most candidates have confirmed their attendance. The event is open to the public. While RSVP is…

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St. Peter’s Cathedral approved as a local landmark by preservation commission

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From SPP prez Will Michaels: I am pleased to report the Community Preservation Commission on April 17 approved the landmarking of St. Peter’s Cathedral and certification of transferable development rights for both St. Peter’s and the adjacent First Baptist Church property. I was present at the hearing and spoke on behalf of Saint Petersburg Preservation in support of the landmarking. SPP has been trying for years to obtain the landmarking of St. Peter’s, one of the oldest and most significant…

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