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May 23, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- La Crescenta Driving School is asking the city to approve an office in Glendale. The company will go before the zoning administrator on Wednesday to seek a conditional-use permit allowing a private educational company to locate in a building at 3236 Foothill Blvd. The hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. In other hearings: An application for a variance to allow a convalescent home to expand at 310 to 360 Mission Road.
NEWS
July 13, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL Two Glendale homes proposed to be expanded will be examined today by the Design Review Board. The board will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. A two-story home at 1448 Valley View Road will get an addition and change of architectural style. Another home at 417 E. Randolph St. will have a second floor added. Among two other cases is a request to construct a home and two-car garage at 876 Harrington Road and a request to legalize a commercial building at 1554 Victory Blvd.
NEWS
February 7, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The Glendale Historic Preservation Commission will review several projects to determine whether any changes to buildings will alter their architecture. The board will meet at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. The commission will look at the Mattison Boyd Jones House, 727 W. Kenneth Road, to determine whether it should be considered a historic resource in the community. Plans to alter the Security Trust and Savings Bank, 100 N. Brand Blvd.
NEWS
January 27, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- A proposed condominium project will be reviewed today by the Design Review Board No. 2. The board will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. A developer is planning to build a 13-unit condo at 505 E. Doran St. Other projects to be reviewed: 1040 Davis Ave. -- adding to a home and redesigning the roof. 1448 Valley View Road -- adding to the second floor of a home. 1260 S. Brand Boulevard -- remodeling an auto dealership and adding 16,000 square feet.
NEWS
May 24, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The Glendale Design Review Board No. 1 Thursday will analyze plans to demolish a McDonald's restaurant and outdoor play area and rebuild on the same spot. The new restaurant at 1320 E. Colorado St. will be nearly 5,000 square feet and have an indoor play area. The board will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. Other cases are: 2425 and 2429 Cascadia Drive -- construction of three-story homes.
NEWS
June 17, 2003
Several projects are set to go before the city's zoning administrator at a meeting Wednesday. A standards variance allowing additional floor area at a single-family home at 1500 Alameda Ave. will be considered along with two conditional-use permits. One is to allow for the continued sale of alcohol at Mamita's Peruvian Restaurant, 714 S. Brand Blvd., and the other is to allow the continued use for a rooftop heliport at 611 N. Brand. The meeting is at 9:30 a.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building at 633 E. Broadway.
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By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | December 11, 2013
The so-called “building on stilts” at City Hall was added to Glendale's Register of Historic Resources this week, making it the 100th property to become an official historic landmark at the city level. At three stories high, the 55,000-square-foot Municipal Services Building seems to float above four triangular posts at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and East Broadway. Designating the 100th historic property underlines Glendale's devotion to preservation, which can be seen in the city's growing list of historic resources and increasing number of historically designated neighborhoods.
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NEWS
By Zain Shauk | July 27, 2009
CITY HALL — Officials are preparing a second review of a seismic retrofit project for Glendale’s Municipal Services Building following persistent cost overruns that inflated the project’s original price tag from $11.8 million in 2006 to a new grand total of $15.9 million, according to an audit report. City officials blame a series of change orders related to structural damage at the four-story stilted building on the corner of Broadway and Glendale Avenue. When the project began in 2006, officials had not planned to encounter severe foundational damage to any of the four main supports for the building, which was constructed in 1964.
NEWS
January 3, 2004
Chapjian to talk to Glendale Beautiful GLENDALE -- George Chapjian, the city's director of parks, recreation and community services, will be the guest speaker at Glendale Beautiful's luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The luncheon costs $5 and will be at the Joe Bridges Club House at Glenoaks Park, 2531 E. Glenoaks Blvd. Reservations must be made by today. For more information or reservations, call 246-3634. Josh Kleinbaum Charter committee to discuss civil service GLENDALE CITY HALL -- The Charter Revision Study Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to continue its discussion on civil service.
NEWS
September 2, 2003
Parks commission will meet Wednesday GLENDALE CITY HALL -- The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will meet Wednesday. Recently appointed director George Chapjian will be presented, in addition to an update on the Cerritos Elementary School Park project. Monthly service and capital improvement reports will also be given. The meeting is at 3:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, 613 E. Broadway. For more information, call 548-4844.
NEWS
June 17, 2003
Several projects are set to go before the city's zoning administrator at a meeting Wednesday. A standards variance allowing additional floor area at a single-family home at 1500 Alameda Ave. will be considered along with two conditional-use permits. One is to allow for the continued sale of alcohol at Mamita's Peruvian Restaurant, 714 S. Brand Blvd., and the other is to allow the continued use for a rooftop heliport at 611 N. Brand. The meeting is at 9:30 a.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building at 633 E. Broadway.
NEWS
December 4, 2001
Tim Willert CITY HALL -- From Jeanne Armstrong's perspective, it's all about making the city better. From spearheading public improvements and assisting small businesses to directing large downtown commercial projects, the city's development services division strives to improve the quality of life and promote positive growth in Glendale. "We help businesses large and small, anywhere in the city of Glendale," said Armstrong, who has been at the helm of the department since 1989.
NEWS
November 1, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The Glendale Design Review Board No. 2 will consider plans Thursday for an addition to a commercial building. The owners plan to add nearly 4,000 square feet to a commercial building at 6544-55 San Fernando Road. The hearing will be at 1 p.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. In other cases, the board will review plans for adding a second story to a home at 2667 Bogue Drive. Another home at 1129 Maple St. would get a 1,400 square-foot addition to the first floor and a new second floor, according to a proposal.
NEWS
May 24, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The Glendale Design Review Board No. 1 Thursday will analyze plans to demolish a McDonald's restaurant and outdoor play area and rebuild on the same spot. The new restaurant at 1320 E. Colorado St. will be nearly 5,000 square feet and have an indoor play area. The board will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway. Other cases are: 2425 and 2429 Cascadia Drive -- construction of three-story homes.
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