Woolworth Building — Pasadena, California

Services provided

Historic Preservation Consultant

Project Name: Plaza Las Fuentes Phase II (Woolworth’s Building)
Project Description: Project consisted of demolition of an existing 2-story retail building and the construction of a 6-story office and commercial building containing 270,000 square feet, 770 parking spaces in a 3-level subterranean garage.

Date of Service: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002

Scope of Service:

  • Preservation and financing consulting on new construction project.
  • Review and evaluate historic significance of building and determine to the necessary scope of preservation of the building in the context of the larger development project.
  • Recommended and implemented various negotiations to accelerate the timeline in order to meet critical development deadlines.
  • Evaluation of needs and negotiations with the City of Pasadena and Pasadena Heritage on compromise for building demolition.
  • Contracted and managed historic preservation consultant to provide necessary HABS documentation per city requirements.

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